Observation 83068: Laccaria bicolor (Maire) P.D. Orton

When: 2011-11-22

Collection location: Caspar, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available



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Recognized by sight: found in grass in mixed conifer forest ~1/4 mile inland; note the lavender mycelium at the base of the stipe

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Nice photo
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-11-23 06:44:37 CST (-0600)

showing the lavender tomentum. Seems to me this is the only dependable criterion (except for DNA data) for distinguishing L. bicolor from the laccata types…. at least for young specimens.

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