Observation 30517: Hygrophorus gliocyclus Fr.
When: 2009-12-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes:

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:19 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Bear Creek Trail, Briones Reservoir, Contra Costa County, California, USA’ to ‘Bear Creek Trail, Briones Reservoir, Contra Costa Co., California, USA

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The viscid part of the stipe stops abruptly below the gills
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Look at this thick layer of mucus on top of the cap!
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Spores at 1000x 8-9µm x 5-5.5µm
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The pileipellis at 100×. These are the fine hairs that are covered in mucus
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This is the gill tissue, I don’t think it exactly shows the divergent nature of the gill trama
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pileipellis at 400x

Proposed Names

91% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Glutinous cap and stipe. Stipe 1-1.5cms thick, Cap has pale buff zone in center.
growing in ones or twos under pines, not in clusters like H. eburneus
Used references: Arora; Mushrooms demystified p.120.
Based on microscopic features: Spores are 8-9µm x 5-5.5µm (which is larger than the range for H. eburneus.)

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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