Observation 108643: Hygrophorus tennesseensis A.H. Sm. & Hesler

When: 2012-09-04

Collection location: Clingmans Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Swain Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

35.564° -83.5007° 1859m

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

Specimen available

On soil and needle duff under Tsuga and Picea.

Spores: 9 × 4.5 microns, smooth, hyaline, elliptical, inamyloid.

Pileus: 4.5 cm, convex, tawny brown disc, pale cream margin, glabrous, glutinous.

Stipe: 4.5 cm, white, smooth.

Locally common

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-09-05 07:22:15 PDT (-0700)

Did you taste this? The flesh is usually bitter and the cap cuticle leaves a sour taste on the tongue.

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