Observation 97476: Pholiota (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2012-06-15

Collection location: Leverich Canyon, Gallatin Co., Montana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)

Specimen available

Smooth brown, rather elliptical spores. Brown, capitate pleuro and cheilocystidia. Growing under Doug fir.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
10% (3)
Recognized by sight
-8% (3)
Recognized by sight: Looks very similar to G.sapineus I’ve encountered in the Puget Sound area in the fall. Never witnessed the cracked/indented cap margin behavior tho. Most I’ve found were fruiting near or under Douglas fir.
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight
53% (1)
Recognized by sight

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By: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)
2012-06-16 09:26:37 PDT (-0700)

not Gymnopilus. I think Pholiota is right on the money. Maybe in the Pholiota spumosa complex.

If the spores were smooth,
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2012-06-16 04:24:43 PDT (-0700)

doesn’t that rule out Gymnopilus?

Created: 2012-06-15 19:58:52 PDT (-0700)
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