When: 2007-03-04

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

Who: Don Bryant (agaric)

No specimen available

Growing on the end of a Red Elderberry trunk, cut last year and laying in my back yard. Largest pileus about 3 cm wide.

Identified by posting photos to SOMA-MushroomID group and receiving replies. This species is in Mykowebs CA Fungi. Confirmed the ID to Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea using Davin’s Polycot Key.

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The depth of field of focus is not good in this image but it shows some much younger specimens, pretty well, that were growing on the side of the same log.

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