Observation 118487: Tricholoma atrosquamosum Sacc.
When: 2012-11-30
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found in OGI campus; growing in several groups (more than 20 mushrooms total) under a Douglas fir tree at the border of a parking lot. There were no other trees nearby.

Odor mild; taste mild at first, then in about a minute becomes farinaceous and a bit sour.

Cortina present in young specimens. Gills with black margin; margin becomes black dotted in older specimens.

Flesh in cap and stem gray, becomes white in age. With maturity, gills also pale and stem becomes hollow.

Spores typically 5-6.5 × 4 microns. Cheilocystidia present, didn’t check if there were pleurocystidia.

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Cortina.
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Marginate gills.
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In Melzer’s.
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Cheilocystidia in Congo Red, then in KOH. Congo Red doesn’t show in this part of the picture, the cells are pigmented.
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Pilepellis, 100X.
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Pileipellis, 400X.

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