Observation 95926: Xeromphalina campanella group

When: 2012-05-25

Collection location: Eastern Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing in a hollowed out end of a rotting coniferous log, these have K+red reaction on the cap and rotted before I got them home…

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-31% (2)
Recognized by sight
Based on chemical features
42% (3)
Recognized by sight: On conifer wood
15% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: Microscopy would help a lot.
Based on chemical features: Forgot to taste it, how common is the red KOH reaction on the cap?
56% (1)
Eyes3
Used references: Aldrovandi et al, 2015: “The Xeromphalina campanella/kauffmanii complex: species delineation and biogeographical patterns of speciation” – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26297781

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X. campanella indistinguishable from X. enigmatica without mating studies or DNA
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-12-14 15:18:02 CST (-0500)

Xeromphalina campanella can be distinguished from X. enigmatica only by mating studies or DNA sequencing. They’re effectively identical in macroscopic features, microscopic features, chemical features, geographic location, and substrate preference.

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