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When: 2012-06-03

Collection location: Mutzenich, Germany [Click for map]

Who: deuteragenie

No specimen available


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To be sure
By: deuteragenie
2012-06-03 04:39:29 PDT (-0700)

So, this all point out to this being radicosum, as you suggested initally !

Okay then ….
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-03 03:58:14 PDT (-0700)

as long as you do not taste Hypholoma fasciculare :)

By: deuteragenie
2012-06-03 03:52:25 PDT (-0700)

And next time I taste it to be sure, or dead.

By: deuteragenie
2012-06-03 03:50:56 PDT (-0700)

Further reading… It would seem that radicosum as a white border on cap, while capnoides does not (Ref: Courtecuisse).

Ref: also says “honey colored” for radicosum, which clearly was the case.

The specimens were growing under conifers, but not on a conifer log.

You’re welcome.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-02 14:48:55 PDT (-0700)

I still believe it is H. radicosum. Look at my observations. I just found it a week ago. H. capnoides is mostly a mushroom of the late season whereas radicosum can be found from very early on although capnoides also may be found during the whole year if weather conditions are right. A pity you didn’t note the smell. This would be a good criterium. And furthermore, H. capnoides is growing on logs or stumps and does not root at the base of the stipe. In future take heed of those things. H. capnoides is edible, the other in this genus are not.

Probably capnoides then
By: deuteragenie
2012-06-02 14:42:32 PDT (-0700)

From pics and descriptions in Bon and Courtecuisse, it looks more like capnoides.

No, H. fasciculare has greenish gills.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-02 14:32:14 PDT (-0700)

BTW, I am from Central Europe (Austria) :)

By: deuteragenie
2012-06-02 14:31:55 PDT (-0700)

Stipe is corky indeed

By: deuteragenie
2012-06-02 14:30:50 PDT (-0700)

Yes, location is forest. Grows in groups (see last pic). Could be fasciculare, which is CC in Europe.

By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-02 14:24:14 PDT (-0700)

it is either Hypholoma radicosum or Hypholoma capnoides. Did the fruitbodies root remarkably in the soil or on buried wood and the stipe, is it rather tough, wooden, corky? And I suppose the location is spruce forest?

Smell unknown
By: deuteragenie
2012-06-02 14:18:08 PDT (-0700)

Did not take note on smell.
Color is more yellow than on pictures. Grow in groups.