Found under jack pine in Zone 15. This small cluster was the only one I found. There were two somewhat-separated pairs, plus a loner a bit away from either pair.
First image is a thumbnail. Next four show the first pair. Next four show the second pair. Next is the loner, with the second pair upturned nearby; they were joined at the base. Next is a gill close-up of the bigger in that second pair. Next is the edge of the cap where I peeled a bit to check for latex; there was none.
Orange caps with minute roughness; pinkish gills; looks like Laccaria cf. laccata to me.
|User’s votes are weighted by their contribution to the site (log10 contribution). In addition, the user who created the observation gets an extra vote.|
|I’d Call It That||3.0||0.00||0|
sum(score * weight) /
(total weight + 1)
that they sometimes can be difficult to tell apart without microscope, that’s why I didn’t propose a species. But it’s tempting, though :-)
The combination of habitat, scurfy cap and stem, not very bright coloured gills or striate cap, points towards Laccaria proxima.
Created: 2009-06-12 23:12:54 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2009-06-12 23:12:54 PDT (-0700)
Viewed: 68 times, last viewed: 2017-11-10 10:04:22 PST (-0800)