Growing among black mulch in a flower bed with Arctostaphylos uva-ursi. 2 fruiting bodies growing clustered but not caespitose. 1 rotten fruiting body nearby. Odor mild and maybe slightly raphanoid. Taste farinose. Caps convex and whitish with a darker brown center. Caps not hygrophanous or rugulose. No veil remants on stems and did not notice a cortina. Gills sinuate with white fimbriate edges and small tears. Gills ~0.4 cm deep. Stems even, pruinose and not discoloring. Stems partially hollow. Context opaque toward the exterior but whitish in the center.

Fruiting body dimensions:

-cap width: 3.8 cm
-stem length: 3.5 cm
-stem width mid: 0.5 cm
-stem width base: 0.7 cm
-# of full length lamellae: ~72

-cap width: 2.7 cm
-stem length: 4.4 cm
-stem width mid: 0.5 cm
-stem width base: 0.6 cm
-# of full length lamellae: ~60

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By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2017-12-10 08:06:27 CET (+0100)

why dont you scope it before you sequence it??

It’ll get sequenced either way
By: Django Grootmyers (Heelsplitter)
2017-12-10 07:57:09 CET (+0100)

These got pretty beat up in my tackle box when it started raining (even more) heavily so I decided against doing “lab photos”. Probably an interesting species given that it was presumably mycorrhizal with Arctostaphylos.

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2017-12-10 07:41:44 CET (+0100)
By: Django Grootmyers (Heelsplitter)
2017-12-10 07:34:11 CET (+0100)
no better gill shot?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-12-10 07:29:20 CET (+0100)