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Laccaria amethysto-occidentalis

Western Amethyst Laccaria Cap Color: Dark purple, purple, fading to brownish purple or buff. Cap Shape: Broadly convex to flat. Cap Size: to 3.25″(8cm). Gill Color: Purple fading to dull lilac or grayish purple. Gill Morphology: Unattached. Widely-spaced. Stem Color: Purple-violet. Stalk Texture: Finely striated or grooved. Stalk Size: To 4″(10cm) Spore Print: White or Read More

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Lichenomphalia umbellifera

Lichen Agaric Cap Color: Cinnamon to brownish, yellowish in age. Cap Size: To 1.33″(3.5cm). Cap Texture: Dry, glabrous. Stem Color: Brown near cap, whitish tomentum at base. Stem Size: To 1.1″(3cm). Gills: Yellowish, running down stem, distantly spaced. Spore Print: White or yellow. Season depends on climate. Spring and Fall on Pacific Coast. Habitat: On Read More

Cortinareus semisanguineus

Cortinarius semisanguineus

Red-gilled Cortinarius Also known as Surprise Webcap and Red-gilled Webcap. Cap Color: Pale brown to ochre. Cap Size: To 3″(8cm). Cap Shape: Bell-shaped, convex to flat or umbonate. Cap Texture: Dry and fibrillose. Gills: Bright Red. Gill Morphology: Attached, crowded. Stem Color: Yellow, sometimes with pinkish tomentum at base. Spore Print: Rusty brown. Season: July Read More

Hygrophoropsis aurantica

Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca

False Chanterelle Cap Color: Yellow–orange to orange-brown. Cap Size: To 5.5″(14cm). Cap Shape: Convex to slightly depressed center, margin usually inrolled. Cap Texture: Felty. Gill Color: Similar to cap. Gill Morphology: Crowded, narrow, and often forked, gills run partway down the otherwise smooth stem. Stem Color: Similar to cap. Spore Print: White or cream colored. Read More

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Ampulloclitocybe clavipes

Club-foot Cap Color: Brownish. Cap Size: To 4″(10cm). Cap Shape: Flat to funnel-shaped. Cap Texture: Smooth, occasionally rugged or hairy at center. Gill Color: White or creamy. Gill Morphology: Close to nearly distant, running down stem. Flesh Color: Whitish. Stem Size: To 2.75″(7cm). Stem Color: Buff or pale brownish. Stem Morphology: Often bulbous at the Read More

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Leucopaxillus albissimus

Large White Leucopaxillus Cap Color: Very white aging to buff, pinkish, pale brownish, or pale tan. Cap Size: To 16″(40cm). Cap Shape: Convex with an inrolled margin when young, maturing to broadly convex, flat, or shallowly depressed. Cap Texture: Dry smooth or very finely velvety. Gill Color: White to yellowish. Gill Morphology: Crowded and narrow, Read More

Hebeloma crustuliniforme

Hebeloma crustuliniforme

Poison Pie Also known as Fairy Cakes. Cap Color: Whitish, dirty buff, or pale tan often with a somewhat darker central area. The species gets its name from its resemblance to a pie crust. Cap Texture: Slimy when fresh, smooth. Cap Shape: Bell-shaped to flat. Cap Size: To 4.33″(11cm). Gill Color: Pale maturing to brownish. Read More

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Coprinopsis atramentaria

Alcohol Inky Also known as Inky Cap, Tippler’s Bane, Common Inkcap, formerly Coprinus atramentarius. Cap Color: Lead gray, grayish, or gray-brown. Cap Size: To 3.25″(8cm). Cap Shape: Bell-shaped. Cap Texture: Generally smooth, though finely scaly to slightly scruffy over the center and faintly grooved and lined. Gill Color: White to lavender when young, black at Read More

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Strobilurus trullisatus

Fircone Cap Also known as Strobilurus kemptonae, Gymnopus trullisatus, Douglas Fir Collybia, and Collybia trulisata. Representative of the Strobilurus genus, that all grow on cones. Cap Color: Pallid brown at the disc shading to a pale pinkish. Cap Shape: Convex to flat, sometimes with a depressed center when aged. Cap Size: To 0.6″(1.5cm). Flesh Texture: Read More

Cortinarius cinnamomeus

Cortinarius cinnamomeus

Cinnamon Webcap Also known as Cinnamon Webcap. Cap Color: Vivid yellow ochre to yellow or copper olivaceous, maturing to brownish olive or light olive, often with a saffron tint at the margin. Cap Shape: Somewhat spherical when young, maturing to broadly convex, often with an umbonate knobby top. Cap Size: To 2.33″(6cm). Flesh: Thin and Read More