Notes:
Characteristics
fissured/cracked cap, yellow pores, red and yellow on stipe

microscopic
stretched oval shape, elliptical, “they look like penguins” (Elsa)

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Used references: similar mushroom in PMB lab
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Dark cap, robust red stem

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B. zelleri
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2009-11-18 17:59:33 CST (-0500)

I’d suggest the possibility of B. zelleri based on the dark, somewhat purplish cap color and the reddish band of color around the extreme margin. Also, I don’t see any bluing on the pores, and the stipe is rather thick and the reddish color is abudant and concentrated rather than streaked and diffuse.