Rosy Gomphidius

  • cap is rosy pink and sticky
  • gills extend onto stem
  • stem base is yellow
  • spore deposit is blackish
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Look-alikes in California

The common and edible Gomphidius smithii differs in that the cap is less reddish and more light pinkish and the lower part of the stem does not have yellow flesh, except sometimes at the extreme end.
See also the edible Gomphidius oregonensis.

Related: Edible Plants of PNW - Edible Berries of PNW - Edible Seashore of PNW
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