Observation 70414: Xanthoconium separans (Peck) Halling & Both

When: 2011-06-25

Collection location: Long Hunter State Park, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Brian Adamo (adamo588)

No specimen available

4.5cm diameter cap. No distinct taste or odor – I cooked ’em up and they were pretty bland. Does not bruise or stain when cut. Growing under oak trees in mixed forest.

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8% (2)
Recognized by sight
75% (2)
Recognized by sight
82% (3)
Recognized by sight: Lilac tones on pileipellis and stipe, whitish pore surface not changing color when bruised, corrugated pileus, reticulated upper half of stipe

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Chemical reaction
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2011-06-29 09:19:39 CDT (-0400)

If you have some hydroxide solution, such as dilute ammonia or KOH, you will find that the pigmented portions of the basidiome will react positively to yield a blue-green/turquoise color.

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