Observation 75650: Gyroporus cyanescens (Bull.) Quél.

When: 2011-09-06

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

45.80824° -77.132843°

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

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 16:58:28 +03 (+0300)

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)
2011-09-09 04:08:14 +03 (+0300)

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 17:34:42 +03 (+0300)

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

By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-09-07 06:22:37 +03 (+0300)

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)
2011-09-07 06:20:38 +03 (+0300)

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


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