Observation 154515: Cuphophyllus russocoriaceus (Berk. & Jos.K. Mill.) Bon

When: 2013-11-24

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

39.3114°N 123.8126°W 30m

Who: S Rouse (stephanielrouse@berkeley.edu)

No specimen available

“russian leather” smells like men’s cologne. Small white fruiting body with white spores. Found in leaf litter in redwood forest.
…there seems to be some debate over the scientific name of this species


russian leather.JPG
Cuphophyllus fruiting body

Proposed Names

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2013-12-08 23:57:44 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2013-12-10 14:17:37 PST (-0800)
Viewed: 23 times, last viewed: 2019-03-26 17:51:11 PDT (-0700)
Show Log