Observation 81482: Hymenogaster subalpinus A.H. Sm.

When: 2011-11-04

Collection location: Snow Peak, Lacomb, Linn Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)

Specimen available

Very spongy, growing just under the pine duff. Smell is HORRID. Sharp strong chemical I’ve never smelled before. Douglas Fir, replanted 10 years ago, not traveled by human feet…private property reached by crossing the river and belly crawling through 50 ft of crap. Very spongy ground, feet sinking into it like a dry bog if you can imagine that. ok, enough useless anecdotal info. I have no idea what this is. It’s stinking up the fridge.
EDIT this has no stem. no gill structure inside, just the grey brown insides.

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Proposed Names

-92% (2)
Recognized by sight
-94% (3)
Recognized by sight: :)~ so what!
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight: Odor, under douglas fir, white peridium that stains brown
Based on microscopic features: Spore shape and texture

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I will look at this today.
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-11-06 14:37:42 CDT (-0400)

And post the results.

Spore size/shape?
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-11-06 13:27:44 CDT (-0400)
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-11-05 23:58:13 CDT (-0400)

Hysterangium separabile Zeller Mycologia 33: 203. 1941
mentions "offensive at maturity (Zeller(8)), “mild to faintly fruity or sometimes of iodine”, (Trappe, M.(3))
I’m terrible with these sort!

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-11-05 23:38:21 CDT (-0400)
but seriously…
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-11-05 21:40:26 CDT (-0400)
dude? what?
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-11-05 20:33:25 CDT (-0400)

Russula brevipes?

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