Growing in small clumps on a well-rotted stump in mixed hardwood-conifer forest. Caps to 8 cm, golden yellow, covered with brown scales. Gills decurrent to subdecurrent, continuing as ridges down about 1/3 of the stipe. Gills cream colored, edges rough and brown at maturity. Gills exuding water droplets (early morning of a dry day). Stipes 2.5-4 cm long x 1-2 cm thick, sometimes fused at the base. Spore print white. Spores ellipsoid, inamyloid. Spore size (6.5) 7.2-9.9 (10.7) x (2.8) 3.1 – 4.4 (4.8), means 8.4 (SD=0.8) x 3.7 (SD=0.4), n=100.

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Water droplets on gills.
Gill edges

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By: Sue Lancelle (SueLan)
2017-10-29 12:31:04 PDT (-0700)

I had ruled it out based on spore size.

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