Panellus longinquus

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Panellus longinquus: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Panellus longinquus
Panellus longinquus:

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It is possible to peel off the viscid layer, but a bit of the flesh comes with the slime layer. The spores show an amyloid reaction with IKI This seems to be a color form of P. longinquus. Also found growing on Menziesia ferruginea. Growing on exposed roots of young windfall Sitka spruce.

On salmonberry, Menziesia, and huckleberry, western Hemlock, alder