Observation 82347: Ramaria flavigelatinosa var. megalospora Marr & D.E. Stuntz
When: 2011-11-10
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: This was collected by Nhu Nguyen, he and I spent a hour or so trying to key it.

It seems to be a little too orange and lacking the yellow “belly band” that Exeter describes, but it fits in all other ways to flavigelatinosa var. megalospora, and it looks very similar to the photo on Mykoweb.

The specimen had slighly bitter taste.

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Recognized by sight: slightly gelatinous steaks in stipe context, color
Used references: Exeter et al Ramaria of Pacific Northwestern United States, and Arora – Mushrooms Demystified
Based on microscopic features: spores were mostly 11 X 4 um, and finely warty, no clamps present
Based on chemical features: meltzers -, FeCl blue after a few minutes

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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