Tells: Stem often stunted. Greenish- to olive-yellow pores are covered by a membrane. Stem & cap both buff to brown. Nothing stains.
Other Information: Only found in the high Sierra Nevadas in decomposing conifer needles (duff). An equivalent mushroom called Gastrosuillus larcinus is found in western New York. That has a dingy yellow cap streaked or spotted with reddish-brown, and stem flesh that is yellow near the top, darkens to orange or brown at the base, and blues irregularly.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.