Observation 282469: Xanthoconium affine (Peck) Singer

When: 2017-07-08

Collection location: Boyd Big Tree Conservation Area, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

40.2829° -76.8785° 98m

Who: billyd

No specimen available

Notes:
Kinda reminds me of Gyroporus but I think its just young. In an oak/hickory/poplar forest. Was not bitter, although maybe I remember a nasty aftertaste.

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Interesting idea, Dario
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2017-07-16 20:32:14 PDT (-0700)

The stipes are indeed smooth and glabrous and streaky-brown, which is consistent with X. affine. X. purpureum is similar in appearance but the color is reddish-brown. The wrinkled caps here are blackish with some purple mixed in close to the margin. I think proposing Xanthoconium as an alternate generic hypothesis makes sense here.

looks like Xanthoconium.
By: dario.z (dario13)
2017-07-16 20:12:08 PDT (-0700)

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