Observation 5128: Leucopaxillus gentianeus (Quél.) Kotl.
When: 2007-11-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Pileus: minutely velvety, dark reddish brown when young and convex when young, aging to pale pinkish beige with a darker umbo and plane, breaking into small scales. Interesting striation kind of reminds me of a sand dollar.
Gills: creamy white, close, slightly decurrent, notched.
Stipe: white, wider at base, reminiscent of a russula stipe in texture.
Spores white, taste bitter, associated with douglas fir, bay, oak.

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Leucopaxillus gentianeus
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2007-11-23 16:49:58 PST (-0800)

Crowded gills; looks like Leucopaxillus gentianeus.

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