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Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Yibailingba Gou. Off road from Xiangcheng to Daocheng, ca. 20 km from Xiangcheng. Gorge with steep slopes, running perpendicular to road and tributary of Suoqu He. Vegetation of large Pinus, Abies and Picea and mixed smaller, broadleaved deciduous trees of Acer, Prunus spp., Rhamnus, Sageretia, Syringa, Betula, etc. throughout and large trees of Populus along stream. 29°4'33"N, 99°55'8"E; 3150-3240 m.
On soil under trees dominated by Quercus and Picea. Pileus applanate, slightly incurved, surface smooth, grayish purple, 3-8 cm in diam. Lamellae purplish, nearly free, crowded. Stipe purplish, subcylindrical, expanded toward base, 4-8 x 1.0-1.8 cm. Context purplish. Smell fragrant.
Zai-Wei GE
79 10 July 2004

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