Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 292065
Taxon: Sarcodon calvatus (K.A. Harrison) K.A. Harrison
Family: Bankeraceae
Collector: Ron Pastorino   MUOB 292065   
Date: 2017-09-21
Verbatim Date: 2017-9-21
Locality: United States, California, Eldorado National Forest, Silver Fork road
38.7143  -120.2475
Description: Original observation #292065 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Found @ ~ 6000 ft buried near conifers. Cap 7 cm across. No strong Odor. Taste slowly bitter. KOH on cap, flesh and stem gave green to bluish green reactions. Weak spore print but appeared pinkish. Spores ~ 5.0-5.5 X 3.8-4.5 microns, broadly ellipsoid and angular-nodulose. Match Maker gave a 90% confidence for the ID but in any event new to me(?)
Disposition: vouchered
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Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: c162c597-0d8f-439a-bf07-61c3759502d2
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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