Tapinella atrotomentosa

Velvet-footed Pax

Description

Common Name: Velvet-footed Pax

 Also known as: Paxillus atrotomentosus Fairly easy to identify as it only grows on stumps and logs from conifers. It has a very nice and strong reaction to Ammonia on the cap and stem staining bright purple. 

Links:

Observations:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 322(670)

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Additional information

Mushroom Group