Observation 158082: Hygrophoraceae Lotsy

When: 2014-01-14

Collection location: Alpine Lake, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing on the ground in mixed woods.
Caps up to 3.1 cm across and not viscid.
Stipes up to 4.2 cm long and 1.25 cm thick, tapering at the base.
Spore print white, not amyloid.
Spores ~ 6.9-8.5(9.1) X 5.0-6.3 microns, broadly ellipsoid to ellipsoid.
Q(ave) = 1.35.

Images

Spores stained with Congo red @ 1000X.
Spores stained with Congo red @ 1000X.

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