When: 2009-01-24

Collection location: Sebastopol, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

94% (3)
Based on microscopic features: Thick walled pleurocystidia.
-55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Can look macroscopically identical to C. vinicolor and C. rutilus (which doesn’t appear to occur in the US).
31% (2)
Recognized by sight: Red-brown to orange to ocher color, growing with pine, decurrent gills. Microscopy needed to assign to species.
Used references: Miller Jr., O.K. (2003). The Gomphidiaceae revisited: a worldwide perspective. Mycologia 95(1): 176-183.

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Sorry missed the microscopy
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-11-19 06:20:39 PST (-0800)

Yes, that looks right to me as far as I know.

Thick walled pleurocystidia
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-11-18 19:15:20 PST (-0800)

Nathan – Are thick walled pleurocystidia enough to ID this species?