Observation 164772: Cantharocybe gruberi (A.H. Sm.) H.E. Bigelow & A.H. Sm.

When: 2014-05-04

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

38.569° -120.4401° 1250m

Who: Dan Tischler (Dan Tischler)

Specimen available

Growing on abandoned dirt road under long leaf pine. Mild (grassy?, cucumber) odor, white to pale buff spore print. Cap color is brighter than in photos, yellow olive brown near center and lighter yellow near margin. Gills pale yellow, separate easily from cap. Flesh of cap and stipe white/cream, firm texture.



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Recognized by sight: anastomosing gills, yellow color, under pine in the mountains in spring
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Great find
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-05-06 12:31:51 PDT (-0700)

That’s a rare one, Dan. Never seen it myself.

Created: 2014-05-06 12:15:45 PDT (-0700)
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