Observation 50535: Albatrellus confluens (Alb. & Schwein.) Kotl. & Pouzar

When: 2010-08-12

Collection location: Fraser Experimental Forest, Grand Co., Colorado, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Notes:
These were fairly common at the 50th NAMA Foray.
I didn’t get enough spores to see if they were “weakly amyloid” but they were in the right size range; ~ 4.2-5.0 X 3.0-3.5 microns for the few I measured.

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confluens
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-08-17 13:34:45 PDT (-0700)

is bruising orange, ovinus yellow; confluens has a pale orange cap, ovinus white to greyish brown; confluens grows with pine, ovinus with spruce. Both have non-amyloid spores.

What makes this…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2010-08-17 13:05:50 PDT (-0700)

What makes this one different than A. ovinus?

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