When: 2010-11-16

Collection location: Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

growing under Bishop pines (Pinus muricata)

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: looks like a pluteus but has a white spore print. Cap 4cm across
Based on microscopic features: spores smooth, elliptical 4-5µm x 7-10µm. No cystidia observed on gill faces.
85% (3)
Recognized by sight: Under pine. Stem wider at the base.
Based on microscopic features: Spores match

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Thanks Alan
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2010-11-17 03:33:47 NZDT (+1300)
I hadn’t looked carefully at the gill edges which now looks serrate. Also there wasn’t a lot of contrast in color between the cap/stipe and the gills as in other observations I had seen. So thanks for pointing me in the right direction.