Observation 74623: Lactarius atroviridis Peck

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-08-25 14:48:32 CDT (-0400)

That’s a good point. I guess a next-higher level would be something like ‘Extensively Verified’ – no indications against an ID after consulting with experts, and micro or DNA back-up.

I think your comment
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-08-25 14:45:05 CDT (-0400)

shows why “I’d call it that” is a good name for the high prob MO rating… as opposed to maybe “that’s what it is.” What one presently calls some mushroom is always subject to change.

I pretty much always
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-08-25 14:36:58 CDT (-0400)

call things ‘Promising’, because with our level of knowledge about mushrooms, I think there is always room for uncertainty.

But yeah, the color was really cool. I was helped out by leaf-filtered light. Later shots failed to show the green.

Wow… what color!
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-08-25 14:33:44 CDT (-0400)

I’m guessing that the confidence level was posted at “promising” due to the sparseness of the “potholes”… and perhaps the brightness of the green.

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