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46% (2)
Recognized by sight
13% (3)
Based on chemical features: ITS sequence matches
76% (2)
Based on chemical features: See Comment below.

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Very likely X. enigmatica
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2018-12-05 13:46:04 CST (-0600)

as the blast results with curated sequences of PNW X. enigmatica from the referenced paper are 99.9%-100% whereas the match with curated sequences of X. campanella from the same area are only 96.4%. According to the paper: “Average ITS base-pair variation within X. enigmatica was 1.52%.” And “Barcode gaps (average percent divergence (Hebert et al. 2003)
among X. campanella, X. enigmatica and X. kauffmanii exceed 3%, often considered an indication of separate taxa (Hughes et al. 2009).”

ITS data make X. enigmatica more likely
By: Joseph D. Cohen (Joe Cohen)
2018-12-05 06:33:23 CST (-0600)

Although some of the highest scoring BLAST results are named “Xeromphalina campanella” in GenBank, Aldrovandi et al.1 — shows them to be X. enigmatica. See Comment on Observation 298545.
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fn1. Matthew S. P. Aldrovandi, James E. Johnson, Brian O’Meara, Ronald H.
Petersen & Karen W. Hughes (2015) The Xeromphalina campanella/kauffmanii complex: species delineation and biogeographical patterns of speciation, Mycologia, 107:6, 1270-1284 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3852/15-087.

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