Observation 149308: Tricholoma saponaceum (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2013-10-16

Notes: Growing on the ground near conifers @ ~5000ft.
Caps up to 6 cm across and stipes up to 12.5 cm long.
Spore print white and spores ~ 7-8 X 4.5-5.0 microns.
Taste was mild and with a slight odor(mealy perhaps).

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Recognized by sight: After reading the description in the new Bessette book, T. saponaceum looks even better…spores close and these even had the slight pinkish spots at the stipe base.

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those pinky-orange stipe bases can be subtle…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-10-20 15:00:46 EDT (-0400)

but they are distinctive for saponaceum, a Trich of many faces.

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