When: 2018-11-10

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Pgrunow

No specimen available

Most under Douglas-fir, some in disturbed areas. Often clustered and fruiting in substantial number.
Annulus present and obvious, white brown markings.
Caps medium brown to chestnut in color.
Small size. Most caps about 1.5 in diameter.
Flesh in cap, stipe and pores bright neon yellow, palest in cap.
Partial veil remnants at cap margin white with dull yellow-cream.
Stipes solid and generally about the length of the cap, yellow and dotted brown.
Pores deep sepia brown.
Upon bruising/cutting, no color change except for the flesh in the stipe center slowly darkening a bit. Pores already bruised brown apparently


Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Appearance and features of stipe, veil, and smooth chestnut-colored cap, spores, douglas-fir habitat. Some yellow on veil at times.
Used references: the Boletes of California, alpental.com, PNW bolete key, California Mushrooms, Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast
Based on microscopic features: tba

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