Observation 45638: Laccaria Berk. & Broome

When: 2010-05-19

Collection location: Bluestone State Park, Summers Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

Specimen available

One solitary specimen found under white pine. Cap is thick meaty stem tough fibrous. spore print white. Most likly this is L laccata

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:43 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Bluestone State Park Summers Co. West Virginia’ to ‘Bluestone State Park, Summers Co., West Virginia, USA



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Recognized by sight: Found under white pine.

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I’ll look at the spores
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-05-19 19:56:14 CDT (-0500)

Ill have a good look at the spores under the scope to see if they are spiny.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-05-19 14:21:15 CDT (-0500)

I’d like to call it Laccaria bicolor, if the photo shows the right colours.
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