Observation 70788: Strobilomyces Berk.
When: 2011-07-01
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing from soil in mixed woods
Trees: Liriodendron tulipifera, Fagus grandifolia, Pinus virginiana, and a younger Quercus sp.

Staining dark red when cut at apex and base of stipe.
I’m fairly certain that the flesh of the cap bruised dark red too, but I can’t say that with 100% certainty….I should have snapped a photo…..
Edit:
I actually did take a photo of the staining. I just forgot about it….
Tubes also staining red

Images

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My nephews that are down from Iceland being introduced to mushrooms!
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1000x in 5% KOH, Divisions equal 1.15 microns
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1000x in 5% KOH, Divisions equal 1.15 microns

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I think that it is the ornamentation of the spores…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-08-01 13:05:08 CDT (-0500)

that is critical to ID.

Spore measurements and Q
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-07-31 10:58:15 CDT (-0500)

Spores
Length x Width
10.9 × 8.6
11.5 × 9.2
10.9 × 9.2
10.9 × 8.6
10.4 × 8.6
10.4 × 8.1
10.9 × 8.1
11.5 × 9.2
11.5 × 9.8
10.9 × 8.6
12.1 × 9.2
11.5 × 9.2
10.4 × 9.2
11.5 × 9.2
11.5 × 9.8
11.5 × 9.2
11.5 × 9.8
10.4 × 8.6
12.7 × 9.8
10.4 × 8.1

Average:
11.2 × 9.0 microns

Q:
1.13, 1.17, 1.17, 1.17, 1.19, 1.21, 1.21, 1.25, 1.25, 1.25, 1.25, 1.25, 1.27, 1.27, 1.27, 1.28, 1.28, 1.30, 1.32, 1.35

Range of Q:
(1.13-) 1.17-1.32 (-1.35)

(If any numbers seem wrong, feel free to correct me)

Well, then…
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-07-05 12:25:10 CDT (-0500)

I’ll have to look at the spores soon and we will then be able to get this to species…hopefully

no scope, no ID to species.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-07-05 12:08:14 CDT (-0500)
Photos of red staining added…
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-07-05 11:07:51 CDT (-0500)

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