When: 2013-10-26

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: erikaazpeitia

No specimen available

Notes:
Identified based on thick, golden-orange convex cap with dark brown scales, thick short stipe, and crowded brown gills. Microscopically identified based on presence of chrysocystidia when stained with KOH.

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P. aurivella golden-orange cap with brown scales and brown gills
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P. aurivella chrysocystidia staining in KOH

Proposed Names

77% (1)
Used references: Mushroom Demystified by David Arora
Based on microscopic features: Presence of chrysocystidia when stained with KOH

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