When: 2010-09-26

Collection location: Thoiry, France [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

Specimen available

Found under oak, hornbeam, beech, and some fir near by.

Viscid cap, non-viscid stipe, cap lemon yellow, stipe and bulb off-white, gills lilac to light violet, Cap red in KOH, context only lightly rose in KOH, bulb no reaction in KOH.

micro-shot is veil at 1000x in KOH. Spores are ellipsoid, somewhat pointed, warted, brown. Apr. size is 10 × 6 um.

These seem to agree quite well with C. calochrous in the books.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Funga Nordica, Champions de Suisse tome 5
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