Observation 74097: Craterellus fallax A.H. Sm.

When: 2011-08-16

Collection location: Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamilton (ham)

No specimen available

Notes:
Directly under beech trees.

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ham
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Is it C.fallax?
25% (3)
Recognized by sight
Used references: See a discussion in MushroomExper.com
61% (2)
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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-08-17 00:52:53 PDT (-0700)

http://www.bio.utk.edu/...

by Matheny et al, separates cornucopioides, fallax, and another, similar to fallax but smaller and with smaller spores (I don’t know if it’s got a name yet, might be the original hesleri).

Beech-
By: Hamilton (ham)
2011-08-16 22:36:27 PDT (-0700)

They were among the roots of beech trees on a bank above a stream.

Under oak or beech
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-08-16 22:31:17 PDT (-0700)

I usually collect the salmon spored one, which is called C. fallax in most manuals. However, I have heard that the species distinction between the salmon and white spored ones no longer applies.

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