Observation 84451: Chroogomphus vinicolor (Peck) O.K. Mill.
When: 2011-12-04
No herbarium specimen

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78% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Near monterey pine and with Suillus pungens.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Can look macroscopically identical to C. vinicolor and C. rutilus (which doesn’t appear to occur in the US).
58% (2)
Recognized by sight: Red-brown to orange to ocher color, growing with pine, decurrent gills. Microscopy needed to assign to species.
Used references: Miller Jr., O.K. (2003). The Gomphidiaceae revisited: a worldwide perspective. Mycologia 95(1): 176-183.

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Possible counter example…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-11-19 03:52:30 PST (-0800)

Here’s a photo of a simultaneous fruiting which I identified as being Gomphidius subroseus and Suillus caerulescens:

http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/714

Sadly I don’t have herbarium specimens from that event.

Interesting!
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-11-19 03:34:47 PST (-0800)

It would be great to really document this and understand the associations elsewhere. C. vinicolor has been reported (and documented) from other parts of the country, but S. pungens appears to be strictly western NA.

based on my observation
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2013-11-18 22:23:15 PST (-0800)
Suillus fuscotomentosus
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-11-18 22:08:29 PST (-0800)

In the west, Chroogomphus ochraceus seems to be with Suillus fuscotomentosus.

Chroogomphus parasitism
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-11-18 21:39:58 PST (-0800)

Do we know if other species are parasitic? If so what are the hosts?

With Suillus pungens
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-11-18 18:59:54 PST (-0800)

Sometimes you don’t need to look at the cystidia.
Chroogomphus vinicolor is parasitic on Suillus pungens.

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