When: 2018-10-17

Collection location: Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington, USA [Click for map]

46.0775°N 121.5316°W 961m [Click for map]

Who: RYE

Specimen available
Collection number: RYE 1-1018

- Growing at 3,500 ft
- Doug Fir, Grand Fir and Ponderosa Pine all within 20 ft of specimen
- NOT growing on wood or woody debris
- Found in compact soil, in campground type setting, near old fire ring
- Very firm stipe
- Inner flesh is creamy, becoming stronger orange in color at base of stem
- No color discoloration after handling
- No strong distinct odors
- Spore color: Dark grey/black
- This mushroom looks like a sunset


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