Observation 92588: Chroogomphus (Singer) O.K. Mill.
When: 2012-04-07
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

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55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Can look macroscopically identical to C. vinicolor and C. rutilus (which doesn’t appear to occur in the US).
83% (1)
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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A bit slimey when fresh…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-11-19 21:17:09 EST (-0500)

but they work well dried and added to a tomato sauce. Not a lot of flavor, but good texture.

By: Nimmo (barky)
2013-11-19 03:52:42 EST (-0500)

Yeah – i guess they aren’t tremendously aromatic now that i think of it. This season i’ll give them a try.
Thanks Christian

They turn an interesting color
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-11-19 00:18:06 EST (-0500)

(fuchsia) when cooked, but are pretty bland.

Darvin have you eaten Chroogomphus?
By: Nimmo (barky)
2013-11-19 00:11:59 EST (-0500)

…personally I mean?
I keep thinking of trying it but I’d like to hear a report from someone.

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