All white, ragged, shaggy stipe, ventricose, tapering at base(slightly bruising brown where handled)-smoky gray/purple veil remnant towards apex. Caps- are dome shaped, viscous, glutinous, light brownish to white, with incurved margins, purple gray remnants on margin(similar to behavior of mature H. fasciculare and H. capnoides ). Spore print-purple/gray. Odor- lightly fungaloid, pleasant. Gills crowded with short alternating sections. Gill edges NOT RAGGED-as with Neolentinus, Lentinus , etc. Fruiting from buried conifer wood(Douglas fir).

Possible alba or albino variant of H. capnoides or an un-described collection/species.

Elevation: 2200ft.

Collected three specimens for microscopy, herbarium storage and further study.

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Final images for scale and color context(left hand size comparison).
Final images for scale and color context(left hand size comparison).

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Based on chemical features: 100% match with KC122876

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Thanks Alan!
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2018-06-28 16:14:43 CDT (-0400)

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