When: 2012-09-03

Collection location: Mile 41, Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, State Route 150, Uinta Mountains, Utah, USA [Click for map]

Who: anet12

No specimen available

Notes:
This was growing in some very damp moss near treesgrass, and a swampy stream. The one lying down was a small one next to it that I picked in order to show the stem and gills. The gills were attached to the stem in a downward slope.

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-18% (2)
Recognized by sight
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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