Notes:

Collector: Cohen, Joseph D.
Determined: 12/21/2014
Determiner: Cohen, Joseph D.
Habitat: Woods Mixed
Growth Habit: Few
Substrate: Dirt
Closest plant: Acer macrophyllum (Bigleaf Maple)
Other Habitat & Locality Notes: On ground in hollow under Acer macrophyllum (Bigleaf Maple)
Odor: Nondescript
Taste: Nondescript

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Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Cap — very viscid, pellicle peelable; diameter 3 cm; Stem: length 5cm; non-viscid or very slightly viscid; No bruising/staining: No odor/taste
Used references: Stuntz, Trial key to the species of HYGROPHORUS in the Pacific Northwest (2003); Gibson, Matchmaker: Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest, Version 2.1.1 (Apr. 2014) (application, downloadable at http://www.svims.ca/council/matchmaker.htm)
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Could what have seemed to be viscidity merely have been very moist? If so, then H. miniata is a better match.
57% (2)
Recognized by sight: Sensu western NA

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