Observation 31737: Xanthoconium purpureum Snell & E.A. Dick

Cap Width 8 cm, smooth round and flat. color Chestnut surface finely velvety nearly smooth dry pore surface cream. Stalk 7 cm constricted at the base and at the apex. chestnut smooth. Flesh white not bruising taste mild no odor. found growing under mixed woods Oak, Hemlock and Beech

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:40 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘West shore Boat ramp area Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area Fayette Co. West Virgnina’ to ‘Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA

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Recognized by sight: mixed woods

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fits my concept
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-01-10 08:08:32 PST (-0800)

of Xanthoconium purpureum
the caps fade as it ages… I don’t feel like arguing my case here, I’ll let someone else do it for me.

looks differnt from Xanthoconium
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-01-10 08:00:02 PST (-0800)

Looking at other related images of this species this image appears different from others Mainly the cap color all have a violet look to them this is more chestnut. also at the apex and the base of the stem there is some narrowing which is Characteristic for Gyroporus and appears to be different from Xanthoconium

Created: 2010-01-09 22:43:17 PST (-0800)
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