When: 2018-06-08

Collection location: Four Stream Trail, Olympic National Forest, Mason Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Steve (Lokness)

No specimen available

Notes:
Interesting find at elevation above 2500’ in old growth forest of mostly hemlock and silver fir.
A few huge doug fir
Cap – 11cm ……stipe 15cm (2.5cm diameter).
Stipe and gills pure white
Volva barely noticeable and tight to stem.
Fascinating cap color of shading between yellow and orange.
North American Mycoflora Project # 06883

Images

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North facing slope. Very little rain recently and very few mushrooms showing.
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Seemed to be bug free – but with what looks like slug nibbling?
Half of stipe not showing in this picture as it is buried in duff.

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Used references: Trudell/Ammirati

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