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ushrooms of North America
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Key 2.6.4

Xeromphalina

 

 

Are the gills adnate?

Yes

Are the gills decurrent?

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Does it grow on conifers in the West?

Yes

Does it grow on hardwoods in the East?

Yes

 

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You have a X. fulvipes

 

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You have a X. tenuipes

 

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Does it grow on seeds, needles, and twigs of conifers, sometimes on aspen leaves?

Yes

Does it grow on hardwood logs and stumps?  ........     .............       . ....... .      .......    ................

Yes

Does it grow on conifer logs and stumps? .........      ........   ...........  ...........       .......      ............

Yes

 

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You have a X. cauticinalis

 

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You have a X. kauffmanii

 

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Does it grow only on redwoods? .............     ..................

Yes

Does it grow on conifers other than redwood?

Yes

 

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You have a X. orikiana

 

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Is the cap dull orange-brown; the taste bitter; grows in Pacific Northwest only? 

Yes

Is the cap yellow-brown; the taste mild? ........................

Yes

 

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You have a X. brunneola

 

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You have a X. campanella

 

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