When: 2011-09-05

Collection location: Rollins Park, Rockville, Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: Michael Waisberg (waisberg)

No specimen available

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Habitat: Solitary, growing on grass/moss, near pine trees

Pileus diameter – 5.0 cm
Pileus height – 15 mm
Stipe length – 37.7 mm
Stipe diameter at apex – 8.7 mm
Stipe diameter at middle – 7.1 mm
Stipe diameter at base – 7.1 mm

Pileus – yellow with brown appressed patches, flat with umbo and depression around it, round, margin is entire, smell is fragrant, somethwat citric. Context is light yellow, doesn’t stain, flavor is somewhat acidic.
Hymenium – with large (~1mm) pores, beige with orange tone, does not stain when bruised, tubes are 5-6 mm long
Stipe – central, solid, equal, slender, with red/orange spots, sticky on the outside (resinous), color is similar to hymenium, does not stain when bruised, with glandular dots, without ring.
Spore print – ochre/brown


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Used references: Roody WC. Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians. page 335.

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