Observation 75230: Callistosporium Singer

When: 2011-08-28

Collection location: Hardscrabble Mountain, Eagle Co., Colorado, USA [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

Found in mixed conifer forest (Lodgepole Pine, Spruce, Fir) at ~9500 ft.

Collected for the 4th Annual Eagle Mushroom Festival

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it had been dry
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-09-03 15:01:05 CDT (-0400)

but the moss these were growing in seemed to be maintaining a plenty moist environment. All signs pointed to this being their standard size and stature.

or is it?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-09-03 14:35:25 CDT (-0400)

gills appear too broad and distant; stipe base lacks the characteristic red-brown staining found in our western species; just barely at the lower end of the size range (has it been dry in Eagle County, CO?).

got siderophorus granules? ;)

Here’s a description of C. fallax from the PNW key council:


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