Observation 11387: Cyptotrama asprata (Berk.) Redhead & Ginns

When: 2008-09-21

Collection location: Japan [Click for map]

Who: forestwander

No specimen available

Found just this one popping it’s head out of leaves.



Proposed Names

73% (2)
Recognized by sight: White gills, golden-yellow granular cap and stipe.
28% (1)
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By: forestwander
2008-09-22 08:14:59 EEST (+0300)

Found some of these growing out of wood today. No camera unfortunately. There were white ones too, that had just a hint of the orange “cheeto dust” on the cap.

looks similar to ours
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2008-09-22 05:06:43 EEST (+0300)

If I found this in North America, I would certainly call it Cyptotrama asprata, but in Japan, you’re on your own for now.

Those flaking yellow granules
By: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)
2008-09-21 21:31:59 EEST (+0300)

on the stipe and pileus sure are reminiscent of Hygrophorus chrysodon, but the mushroom is yellower and smaller.

interesting texture on the cap…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-09-21 18:26:49 EEST (+0300)

…some sort of granular veil; otherwise, does seem like a waxy cap, with the bright yellow color and widely spaced white gills. Hygrophorus chrysodon in the West is similar, but has a more robust fruit body.

By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-09-21 17:22:40 EEST (+0300)

a waxy cap. Or not.

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