Observation 102276: Clitocybe tarda Peck
When: 2012-07-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Collected in a pot of flowers, in front of a neighbor’s apartment. She noticed these growing and asked to have me remove them. With miniature rose, snapdragon, Lobelia.

STIPE: central, 2-8cm long; circular to rectangular in cross-section; swollen base with hollow chamber near base, possibly hollow thru 2/3rd of stipe (I pinched the stipe to cut it); some brownish fibrils or hairs; with white mycelial strands still attached to potting soil that contains much mulch and probably manure. CAP: convex, umbonate to slightly uplifted or depressed on the edge in age; gray-brown, buff, whitish-gray or whitish-brown; 1-7cm wide, white to slightly buff flesh, odor of mushrooms, pleasant. GILLS: slightly decurrent to adnate, white or slightly pinkish, close but not crowded. SPORE PRINT: available on some caps: whitish but with slight pink cast.

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Flower pot collection. Knife with blade measure 5.75 inches long (14.6cm).
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Slightly decurrent gills on many younger specimens. Gills close but not crowded.
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Spore print on cap is whitish with pink cast.

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