Observation 141040: Tricholoma terreum group
When: 2013-07-25
Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On mossy ground under balsam fir and hemlock in mixed woods. Cap 4 cm., pale grey brown with darker brown knob. Whitish gills. Whitish stem, 4.5 cm. × 7 mm., scurfy, stuffed. Dark fibers on cap and stem. This was the sole FB. Any ideas would be appreciated.

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Thanks, Jon
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-07-26 09:08:56 MDT (-0600)

I agree as I have found what I believe to be P. cervinus and they have a wonderful aroma! I think the Tricholoma terreum group looks promising.
Maine is awesome.

PS. I used to live in Holden, near Bangor. Loved it!!!
By: Jon (watchcat)
2013-07-26 09:00:43 MDT (-0600)
Probably not P. cervinus as they have a
By: Jon (watchcat)
2013-07-26 08:59:45 MDT (-0600)

mushroomy smell and it wasn’t on wood.

Sorry Jon,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-07-26 08:33:55 MDT (-0600)

No spore print on this one.

No, no odor when cut.
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-07-26 08:30:59 MDT (-0600)

No wood apparent but could have been as substrate.

spore print possible?
By: Jon (watchcat)
2013-07-26 08:30:19 MDT (-0600)

This looks just like Pluteus cervinus which I eat a lot so I am really interested in finding look a likes, for obvious reasons lol. Except it is growing in soil, of course.

Does this have a smell?
By: Jon (watchcat)
2013-07-26 08:15:44 MDT (-0600)

Also, is there any chance it was growing on a stick or wood under the surface?

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