Observation 28568: Leptonia chalybaea
When: 2009-11-20
No herbarium specimen

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Used references: MD p.252; found in coastal mixed conifer forest ~4 miles inland

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not many with blue-black gills
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2009-11-21 19:06:30 CST (-0600)

I am fully aware that there are many blue-black Leptonias, however there are not many that possess blue-black gills.

Lots of them
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-11-21 12:05:43 CST (-0600)

Largent lists 47 blue-black Leptonias in the West.
Largent, D. L. 1994. Entolomatoid Fungi of the Western United States and Alaska. Mad River Press, Eureka, CA. 516p.

used to be L. nigra
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2009-11-21 09:45:19 CST (-0600)

blue-gray gills; minutely hairy blue-black cap; metallic blue-gray stipe

what features gave you this ID?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-11-21 09:29:03 CST (-0600)

Created: 2009-11-20 23:27:59 CST (-0600)
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