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When: 2013-09-14

Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Cap up to 6 cm., sticky, red brown (darker than photos depict), broad umbo, paler margin, pallid flesh. Gills white, close, notched. Stem up to 5 cm. × 5-12 mm. (swollen base), tan/buff, stuffed, cottony white mycelia at base. Cream spore deposit. On ground under beech in mixed woods.

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Recognized by sight: But this species is usually on conifer debris

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Thanks, Alan, for the proposal.
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-09-16 13:57:41 AST (-0400)

I’ve found references (Mycoweb)that confirm R. butyracea in hardwood habitat occasionally. Otherwise it seems to fit the description well. I found it a week ago in the same area but under balsam fir (obs. 144779) but didn’t recognize it here.