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Observation 97688: Macowanites Kalchbr. nom. inval. (Site ID) (Russula)

When: 2012-06-17

Collection location: MP 7.6 E. Larch Mountain Rd., Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Small hypogeous sporocarps near young 10-15 year old Douglas fir. Vestigial stipe, nearly becoming a columella in the center of the sporocarp.

Species Lists


4 Macowanites and a single Gymnopilus. Can you tell which one it is?
Sectioned with largest stipe of the collection. Macowanites is related to Russula.
Barely visible white stipe at top right. Notice how the stipe has bent over, nearly growing back into the ground.

Proposed Names

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Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified

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Photo 1 includes a Gymnomyces, NOT Gymnopilus.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-06-18 12:50:48 PDT (-0700)