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Strobilurus trullisatus      Fir-Cone Mushroom

This mushroom fruits in small groups on the cones of Douglas Fir in western NA. The small caps (0.5-1.5 cm diam) are white to pinkish buff (see photo below) and borne on yellowish to yellow-brown stalks.  Underneath, the white gills are well-spaced, a feature that distinguishes it from Baeospora myosura.

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Strobilurus trullisatus growing from a buried cone of Douglas Fir.