When: 2008-11-25

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

Who: Ryane Snow (snowmam)

No specimen available

found growing in the grass adjacent to some Bishop pines; I will attempt to get some better quality photos tomorrow


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A familiar one in the C. purpurascens s.l. cluster
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2010-01-19 21:37:08 CST (-0600)

We have a couple of species around C. purpurascens in Calfiornia and this is one of them. Note how the gills bruise purplish. If you check the spores they are small and it reacts with iodine.