Observation 51809: Chroogomphus (Singer) O.K. Mill.

When: 2010-09-01

Collection location: Bemidji, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: damon brunette (damonbrunette)

No specimen available

First time find in exclusive red pine stand. This specimen was a little dehydrated, but still shows the tapering stalk with orange near the base, and orange flesh. Ammonia purple on cap.


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76% (2)
Used references: Lincoff, Kuo
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Can look macroscopically identical to C. vinicolor and C. rutilus (which doesn’t appear to occur in the US).
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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