Observation 224049: Caulorhiza umbonata (Peck) Lennox
When: 2015-11-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on ground debris in Redwood habitat.
Cap 2.1 cm across.
Spore print white and spores amyloid.
Spores ~ 5.0-8.0 X 2.9-4.0 microns, oblong to obovoid, and smooth.
Did not detect a significant odor.

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75% (2)
Recognized by sight: looks like the stipe was broken, but mycelium patches on grooves creamy stipe and ochre-tan cap look right. Habitat fits.

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They don’t always have a long root
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2015-11-29 16:29:48 CST (-0500)
Yes, Christian,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2015-11-29 10:52:34 CST (-0500)

it’s pretty obvious in retrospect. At the time, I thought it was too delicate and had thought I had gotten the majority of the stipe.

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