Missouri: In deciduous forest with Quercus (Oak) and
Fagus grandifolia (American Beech). Pennsylvania: Solitary. At ca. 430 m elev.
In wooded area dominated by Carya ovata
(Shagbark Hickory) with some Juglans nigra
INDIANA—Montgomery Co. - Waveland, Shades
St. Pk. [39.9378° N/ 87.0894° W, 223 m], 28.viii.2012
Stephen Russell 3668 (RET 530-9, nrITS seq'd.).
MISSOURI—Newton Co. - Neosho, Fort
Crowder Conservation Area [36.8167° N/ 94.3061°
W, 370m], 17.viii.2013 Jon Shaffer s.n.
(RET 563-4, nrITS & nrLSU seq'd.).
PENNSYLVANIA—Luzerne Co. - Hunlock Creek
[41.9321° N/ 76.0824° W, 430 m], 4.vii.2013 David
Wasilewski s.n. [mushroomobserver
(RET 548-10, nrITS & nrLSU seq'd.).
Both of the specimens from which spores were measured
were over mature when
dried. Moreover, RET 548-10 did not dry well.
In consequence, the sample of spore data is not only
small, but probably understates the dimensions of the
spores. Possibly, values of Q computed from the
spores are lower than they will be when data is
available from spore prints or gills of material that
is mature, but not over-mature.
—R. E. Tulloss
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