Observation 156289: Hygrophorus atramentosus (Alb. & Schwein.) H. Haas & R. Haller Aar. ex Bon



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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-12-28 08:24:18 CST (-0500)

And thanks for confirming my suspicion :-)

By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-12-27 10:05:37 CST (-0500)

Yes! Thank you! H. atramentosus has been confirmed by the finder.

I would love to find H. atramentosus too!
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-12-26 10:58:06 CST (-0500)

The pics are a bit overexposed but not that much. This was found in a pristine spruce-beech-fir forest reservation. I can’t decide if it is calcareous or acidic because of the needle layer there. But overall I guess it is calcareous. I hadn’t had a closer look on this. A mycologist had ID’d it as camarophyllus. Would be very glad if it is atramentosus. If I do not forget I will mention that upon the next university visit.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-12-26 10:47:19 CST (-0500)

these pictures caught my attention as something I don’t really recognize as H. camarophyllus. If they show true colours (with a slight bluish tint) – have you considered Hygrophorus atramentosus? I have never found it myself.

If it’s found on calcareous ground, it’s very likely atramentosus..

Created: 2013-12-26 09:14:40 CST (-0500)
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