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ushrooms of North America
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Key 2.6.5

Lentinellus

 

 

Is the cap completely sessile?

Yes

Is the cap with a stalk?

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Is it near or under melting snow snowbanks in spring in the Rocky Mountains?

Yes

It is common? ...............................        .................

Yes

 

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You have an L. montanus

 

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You have an L. ursinus

 

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Is the cap glabrous, pinkish buff; the stalk .02" - 0.2" think?

Yes

Is the cap hairy?  ......................                  ..........................

Yes

 

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Is the cap not robust with upraised hairs; stalk slender, fluted and fused; growing on wood and ground?

Yes

Is the cap robust with dense white to buff hairs; stalk thick and fused; growing on wounds of living hardwoods? 

Yes

 

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You have an L. Cochleatus

 

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You have an L. vulpinus

 

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You have an L. omphalodes

 

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