Observation 59149: Chroogomphus (Singer) O.K. Mill.
When: 2010-11-17
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: 11-17-10
Rowan Co., NC
USA

Found alone but scattered, growing from soil, in predominantly pine forest
-Virginia Pine, (younger)Maple

Pileus:
3cm broad, convex, smooth, red-brown
Flesh is light creamy-orange

Lamellae:
Decurrent, sub-distant, dark yellow

Stipe:
3.2-4.2cm long, .8-1cm thick, creamy mixed with red tones on the upper half and yellow tones on the lower half, smooth, equal, hollow(possibly due to bugs)
Faint superior, minutly hairy, ring zone
Flesh is creamy-orange

Smell:
Odorless

Spore Print:
Smokey-Gray

Spores:
Oblong, Thick-walled

I thought this to be a Chroogomphus sp..
Any thoughts or suggestions are welcome.
Thanks.

There are two specimens presented here.
They were found around 10-15 ft away from each other.

Images

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800x in water
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2000x in water

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Non-tapering stem that is yellow at the base. Annular zone. Gray spore print.

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print
By: Jeff Riedenauer (Tamsenite)
2010-11-19 09:44:24 CET (+0100)

spore print should be “smoky” in color. Maybe c. vinicolor. Little suchers are tasty in my opinion. Love the texture.

Yes
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2010-11-18 19:31:32 CET (+0100)

The spore color in the picture is off. (Should I remove the photo?)
It’s darker in person.

Don’t Chroogomphus
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-11-18 19:28:24 CET (+0100)

have dark, almost black spore prints?

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