Observation 22134: Phaeolus schweinitzii (Fr.) Pat.
When: 2009-06-10
No herbarium specimen

Notes: No idea here, it was squishy and pliable like dough you can see my fingerprints if you look closely, the fungus had some greenish tints in the color on some places.

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may be another Phaeolus species?
By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2009-06-14 12:39:07 COT (-0500)

It is a little bit too orange for Ph. schweinizii, but may be this is due to dry wheather. I found this one: http://mushroomobserver.org/9295?search_seq=526593 which has the same colour as yours, obviousely a very old specimen and I also wonder why a fungus with these colours should have been named “alboluteus” ….

By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-06-14 08:49:13 COT (-0500)

I was actually wondering if this was P. schweinitzii myself, I took a sample home wrapped in paper towel and by the time I got home the paper towel was entirely orangish colored.

It’s also at the base of a living conifer, and the fruiting body can be described as densely hairy but soft.

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