Observation 47106: Hymenogaster sublilacinus A.H. Sm.

When: 2010-06-06

Collection location: Pinecrest, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Michael Wood (mykoweb)

Specimen available

Collected by Doug Smith. (MGW782)

Spores 9.0-10.6 X 5.4-6.5 microns, ellipsoid, brown, warty-rugulose.

This is one of the non-beaked Hymenogasters. This species is not uncommon in the Sierra Nevadas in the spring.

Sometimes with lilac tones in the peridium in young sporocarps.

For more photos and the protologue, see California Fungi. For a complete discussion, description and synonomy see the Fogel paper.

This is the same collection as observation 46605.


Smith, A.H. (1966). Notes on Dendrogaster, Gymnoglossum, Protoglossum, and species of Hymenogaster. Mycologia 58: 100-124.

Fogel, R. (1985). Studies on Hymenogaster (Basidiomycetes): a re-evaluation of the subgenus Dendrogaster. Mycologia 77: 72-82.

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Mounted in water.

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Used references: Smith, A.H. (1966) & Fogel, R. (1985)
Based on microscopic features: Spore color, size, shape and ornamentation.

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