When: 2008-04-30

Seen at: Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: jeff (jkass7)

No specimen available

habitat -on the ground
mostly coniferous trees but not growing not under them —growing through the moss in semi-sun
I did a spore print and it was olivish in color ! I can add that the brusing on the gill turned a shade of blue.. Debbie it looks to be adnate to decurrent…


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Recognized by sight: The dark color of the cap and the lack of red tones suggests the sandy Phylloporus, especially if Hornby Island is in the Pacific Northwest. This species almost always has sand grains on the base of the stalk.

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for debbie
By: jeff (jkass7)
2008-05-03 17:48:15 CDT (-0500)

It looks to be adnate to decurrant..thank you for your interest

What was the gill attachment?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-05-02 21:38:52 CDT (-0500)

P. rhodoxanthus has decurrent gills; P. arenicola has notched.