Observation 46555: Heliocybe sulcata (Berk.) Redhead & Ginns

When: 2010-05-31

Collection location: Gallatin Co., Montana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)

No specimen available

Growing on cottonwood. White, attached gills.



Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
-21% (3)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight
61% (2)
Used references: Pegler, D. N. 1983. The Genus Lentinus: A World Monograph. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Edinburgh, England. 281p.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Additional reference for Heliocybe.
By: Anna Gerenday (AGerenday)
2010-06-13 08:57:54 CDT (-0500)

Mushrooms of Colorado by Vera Stucky Evenson has excellent description and photo of Heliocybe sulcata.

By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-06-13 02:17:55 CDT (-0500)

Sorry I am not adding some incredibly deep comment about these mushrooms buuuuuut…

They look incredible, thank you God for displaying these on the factory floor.

By: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)
2010-06-12 14:29:31 CDT (-0500)

Thanks guys.

Nice fit
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2010-06-12 14:01:02 CDT (-0500)

Heliocybe sulcata is also known as Lentinus sulcatus.
Here is a photo

By: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)
2010-06-12 13:43:00 CDT (-0500)

That sounds pretty good. The largest caps were a little over an inch in diameter.

size of this fungus?
By: Anna Gerenday (AGerenday)
2010-06-11 08:01:18 CDT (-0500)

What is the approximate size of this mushroom? Is it less than an inch? Small size and the cotton wood substrate would suggest Heliocybe sulcata.

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