Observation 64878: Chroogomphus (Singer) O.K. Mill.

When: 2011-03-27

Collection location: Emeryville Marina, Emeryville, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available

as expected, Suillus pungens also fruiting nearby under pine.

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Based on microscopic features: will look today.
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Can look macroscopically identical to C. vinicolor and C. rutilus (which doesn’t appear to occur in the US).
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: Red-brown to orange to ocher color, growing with pine, decurrent gills. Microscopy needed to assign to species. Not clear from the current notes if the microscopy was done or not.
Used references: Miller Jr., O.K. (2003). The Gomphidiaceae revisited: a worldwide perspective. Mycologia 95(1): 176-183.

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Why promising?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-11-18 19:01:26 PST (-0800)

If you checked the microscopy and saw the thickened cystidia walls?

and done.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-03-28 18:03:30 PDT (-0700)
Flesh color.
By: Jeff Riedenauer (Tamsenite)
2011-03-28 13:04:11 PDT (-0700)

Looks like some goods spikes here. I like to see these cut in half, to see the flesh color. The ones with the more vibrant/orange like flesh, I feel are the best for the table. Highly under rated by most people.

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