When: 2018-10-03

Collection location: Tierrasanta, San Diego, San Diego Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Cindy Trubovitz (Trubo)

Specimen available

Growing solitary in grass lawn at same location where I had collected one previously last month. Stipe- bruises yellow then red with enlarged base. Overall darkening in age. Photo of staining reaction with NaOH (left) and ammonia (right). Micrograph of spores that I have interpreted as having an apical pore.


NaOH reaction on left, ammonia (bleach) reaction on right

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Used references: Mushroom Observer, https://nature.berkeley.edu/...
Based on chemical features: NaOH- dark red, ammonia-yellow(green?)

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