Observation 29471: Hygrophorus chrysodon (Batsch) Fr.
When: 2008-09-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: in montane an sub-alpine spruce woods. Rocky Mountains

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In the East
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-12-05 17:39:58 EST (-0500)

It seems to associate mostly with Hemlock.

Should work with both.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-12-05 16:16:35 EST (-0500)

The literature shows it associated with both — hardwoods and conifers. In our area I’ve seen this species in mixed woods where there’s almost always Tanoak sneaking. In Colorado I do remember seeing H. chrysodon where no broadleaved trees were present – only Spruce and Pines.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2009-12-04 14:49:36 EST (-0500)

I have also seen it under spruce at Albion in Mendocino, CA. I’m pretty sure that there were no hardwoods nearby.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-12-04 13:25:11 EST (-0500)

H. chrysodon in spruce woods.. But it sure looks like it. No hardwoods nearby?

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