When: 2007-11-07

Collection location: Petaluma, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

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Proposed Names

55% (1)
Recognized by sight: C. ochraceus can look macroscopically identical to C. vinicolor and C. rutilus (which doesn’t appear to occur in the US) and there are no microscopy images or notes.
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: Red-brown to orange to ocher color, growing with pine, decurrent gills. Microscopy needed to assign to species.
Used references: Miller Jr., O.K. (2003). The Gomphidiaceae revisited: a worldwide perspective. Mycologia 95(1): 176-183.

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Did you look at the cystidia?
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2007-11-12 10:30:19 CST (-0600)

Nope, no microscopic work. I did return to the site to collect a gill, but could not find the mushroom.

Did you look at the cystidia?
By: Administrator (admin)
2007-11-08 23:17:56 CST (-0600)

Just hoping to get some clarity on the C. vinicolor/C. rutilus question.