Observation 29263: Laccaria laccata (Scop.) Cooke

They were found scattered and in groups on bare ground near manzanita and pines. The spore print is white and the spores are round and spiny.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:30 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Jackson State Forest, Mendocino County, California, USA’ to ‘Jackson State Forest, Mendocino Co., California, USA



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Recognized by sight: The cap ranges from 1-4 cm broad and has an inrolled margin in the young specimens. It is minutely fibrillose, pinkish orange, and slightly translucent when wet. The gills are thick, widely spaced, attached, and pale pink. The stipe is 4-6 cm long, thick, hollow, strong, and fibrous. The stipe is also fibrous and longitudinally striated, pink but fading to white near the apex and the base. The base slightly bulbous with white mycelial threads barely visible.
Used references: Mykoweb’s California Fungi website, Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora
Based on microscopic features: round, very spiny spores

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