Observation 83282: Leratiomyces ceres (Cooke & Massee) Spooner & Bridge

When: 2011-11-20

Collection location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryan Quan (omfgitsquan)

No specimen available

This mushroom was growing on wood chips gregariously and has a distinct bright red-orange and slightly viscid cap and attached, dark purple-brown gills with a white stipe. It was found on the ground in a relatively grassy area. Furthermore, the spores are smooth and elliptical with a germ pore and stain brown in KOH.



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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-11-25 19:52:48 CST (-0500)

Did this collection have any chrysocystidia?

My collections of this species from Mexico have chrysocystidia and I wonder how they compare.

Created: 2011-11-25 18:45:10 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2011-12-01 16:36:39 CST (-0500)
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