Observation 75650: Gyroporus cyanescens (Bull.) Quél.
When: 2011-09-06
(45.80824° -77.132843° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A few growing at the side of a shallow embankment in Zone 45 North. Trees nearby: aspen, birch, maple, fir, pine.

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Blue stains
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2011-09-09 06:58:28 PDT (-0700)

on hymenophore point to G. cyanescens. Also, the aspect of the stipe and pileus surface point that way as well. Breaking the stipe across it’s diameter will result in a clean break – this is due to the circumferential orientation of the hyphae that make up the stipe.

Longitudinal slicing
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-09-08 18:08:14 PDT (-0700)

of G. cyanescnes shows a fairly quick change of the pale context to vivid blue. Pores generally bruise darker.

G. cyanescens
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2011-09-07 07:34:42 PDT (-0700)

is a good call Dave W. Looks like it to me too.

By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-09-06 20:22:37 PDT (-0700)

But I can be back there in a couple of days and they may still be around.

This looks to me somewhat like
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-09-06 20:20:38 PDT (-0700)

Gyroporus cyanescens… except I do not see the intense bluing. Did you cut into the mushroom and/or bruise it?


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