Observation 28568: Entoloma chalybeum group

When: 2009-11-20

Collection location: Jackson Demonstration State Forest, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

41% (2)
Used references: MD p.252; found in coastal mixed conifer forest ~4 miles inland
56% (1)
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not many with blue-black gills
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2009-11-21 17:06:30 PST (-0800)

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 10:05:43 PST (-0800)

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 07:45:19 PST (-0800)

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 07:29:03 PST (-0800)

Created: 2009-11-20 21:27:59 PST (-0800)
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