Observation 372: Cystoderma amianthinum (Scop.) Fayod

When: 1995-12-15

Collection location: Wilder Ridge, Humboldt Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Nathan Wilson (nathan)

No specimen available

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Identified using Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora. Found near Douglas fir.

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The ring
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-03-24 20:38:10 PDT (-0700)

is much more ample and sheathing/sacklike in C. fallax

C. fallax vs. C. amianthinum?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-03-24 20:14:07 PDT (-0700)

OK, what’s the story here? According to MykoWeb (http://www.mykoweb.com/CAF/species/Cystoderma_fallax.html) C. fallax has a persistent ring which this does. What are the differences that Douglas and Noah are seeing?

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