Observation 13939: Clitopilus prunulus (Scop.) P. Kumm.

When: 2008-11-09

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2008-11-10 14:23:18 PST (-0800)

Well I didn’t smell it either. I was pretty convinced it was C. prunulus and didn’t feel the need to smell another one. I do usually smell mushrooms if I am uncertain of the ID.

everybody BUT Allen smelled it, apparently.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-11-10 12:49:06 PST (-0800)
It was definitely Clitopilus prunulus.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-11-10 12:33:19 PST (-0800)
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2008-11-10 10:53:25 PST (-0800)

This specimen was passed around at the BAMS foray, I assumed it was ID’d correctly but maybe not. I did not smell it.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2008-11-10 04:56:57 PST (-0800)

The pileus is segmented in a way that is very common with C. prunulus, as also depicted on the MykoWeb page for the species.
I also handled the mushroom and it was more brittle than most Clitocybe I find.

What did it smell like?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-11-10 00:09:26 PST (-0800)

This one looks more like a Clitocybe, the gills are too well spaced and light grey, the gills would be more light pink-brown for Clitopilus.

What was the odor here?

Created: 2008-11-09 21:52:25 PST (-0800)
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