Observation 14120: Sarcodon squamosus (Schaeff.) Quél.

When: 2008-11-13

Collection location: Mendocino, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available



Proposed Names

19% (4)
Recognized by sight: found in pygmy forest ~2 miles inland
87% (4)
Recognized by sight: Looks like a pine forest and Sarcodon squamosus. Sarcodon imbricatus grows in richer spruce forests.

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Sarcodon squamosus
By: Michael Wood (mykoweb)
2009-08-22 09:12:38 PDT (-0700)

Sarcodon imbricatus grows in association with Picea, and S. squamosus with Pinus…at least in Europe. We need a critical study of our material to sort this out.

Sarcodon imbricatus
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2009-08-21 22:54:04 PDT (-0700)

I think you might have it backwards. S. imbricatus is associated with pines and S. squamosus with spruce.

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