Observation 97932: Laccaria Berk. & Broome

When: 2012-06-19

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

Who: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)

Specimen available

Amongst lodgepole pine, doug fir and engleman spruce.

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Based on microscopic features: Spores nearly round; 8-10 × 8-9 um. Basidia 4-spored. Violet stem base not observed.

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Sub- to globose and rather large spores with 4 sterigmated basidia
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-22 16:08:27 CDT (-0400)

would point to Laccaria laccata var. pallidifolia or Laccaria fraterna. Unfortunately I am not familiar what else there is in North America.

Created: 2012-06-21 21:15:32 CDT (-0400)
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