Collection location: Hinsley Park, Longview, Texas, USA [Click for map]
Who: L G Price (LG_Price)
Growing in a large mature pine. Growing out of wood.
Cap Sticky. Bell-shaped cap. Cap diameter at base of bell, 1.8 cm.
Scalloped edges. Surface of cap can be peeled off.
Stem white – 4 cm long.
spicy smell when crushed.
Gills cream color shading to light yellow toward the cap surface. Notched, slightly decurrent. Has a few reddish brown spots.
Spore print – slightly off-white
Spores – smooth – some slightly mis-shaped – a few egg shaped.
Spore Size –
[20/1/1] L (9.1-) 10.0-11.5 (-11.6) μm x W (6.6-) 7.2-8. (-8.9) μm,
(L = 10.7 μm, W = 7.8 μm), Q (1.24-) 1.27-1.49 (-1.58), Q=1.38 ellipsoid
NOTE – this variety does not seem to be the same as the “yellow-legs” see in the west.
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