Stow, Mass. In a heavily wooded swamp, on Sphagnum, in a very wet place.
June 17, 1911
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[Spores] 2.5-2.75 x 4.4-5 microns
When seen in situ almost black, becoming paler and more rust-colored in drying. Change takes place from the disk toward the margin. Pileus slightly striate, slightly mubonate?, later on, broadly umbilicate?
Gills venose-connected, and swollen or varicose, hence the specific name. Exterior of stem slightly rough, not polished.
Louis C. C. Krieger
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Common names were obtained from the following sources:
Miller, Orson K. and David F. Farr. An index of the common fungi of North America, synonymy and common names. Vaduz [Liechtenstein]: J. Cramer, 1975. 206 p.
Lincoff, Gary. The National Audubon Society field guide to North American mushrooms. New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, c1998. 926 p.
Smith, Alexander H. The mushroom hunter's field guide. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, c1980. 316 p.