Observation 104051: Tricholomopsis formosa (Murrill) Singer
When: 2012-08-06
(35.6619° -83.5906° 640m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found on well decayed moss covered Eastern Hemlock log. Spore print is WHITE. Differs from Leucopholiota decorosa in that it lacks recurved scales on the stipe with no defined annular zone, has inamyloid or very weakly amyloid spores, and has pleurocystidia.

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Spore attached to basidia in Melzer’s mount, 100x oil.
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Pleurocystidia
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Pileipellis, clamps present.

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Thanks Walt!
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-08-07 21:07:07 PDT (-0700)

T. formosa seems to match.

Crinipellis?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2012-08-06 12:29:12 PDT (-0700)

Maybe this looks more like Crinipellis? Although since I’m not an east coast guy, I’m stabbing in the dark on that one.

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