Observation 46555: Heliocybe sulcata (Berk.) Redhead & Ginns
When: 2010-05-31
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on cottonwood. White, attached gills.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
-21% (3)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight
61% (2)
Used references: Pegler, D. N. 1983. The Genus Lentinus: A World Monograph. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Edinburgh, England. 281p.

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Additional reference for Heliocybe.
By: Anna Gerenday (AGerenday)
2010-06-13 06:57:54 PDT (-0700)

Mushrooms of Colorado by Vera Stucky Evenson has excellent description and photo of Heliocybe sulcata.

By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-06-13 00:17:55 PDT (-0700)

Sorry I am not adding some incredibly deep comment about these mushrooms buuuuuut…

They look incredible, thank you God for displaying these on the factory floor.

By: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)
2010-06-12 12:29:31 PDT (-0700)

Thanks guys.

Nice fit
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2010-06-12 12:01:02 PDT (-0700)

Heliocybe sulcata is also known as Lentinus sulcatus.
Here is a photo

By: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)
2010-06-12 11:43:00 PDT (-0700)

That sounds pretty good. The largest caps were a little over an inch in diameter.

size of this fungus?
By: Anna Gerenday (AGerenday)
2010-06-11 06:01:18 PDT (-0700)

What is the approximate size of this mushroom? Is it less than an inch? Small size and the cotton wood substrate would suggest Heliocybe sulcata.

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