Observation 12680: Tricholoma (Fr.) Staude
When: 2008-09-27
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Taste bitter, odor unpleasant. Growing in hemlock woods. There is another one around here that is similar but has a browner cap and grows with hardwoods.

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Bitter…?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-10-17 08:48:11 PDT (-0700)

It sure looks a lot like Tricholoma focale, but bitter taste doesn’t fit well. It should have a mild, mealy taste and smell, and it normally grows with pine. Perhaps a hemlock-type with different taste?

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