Observation 153405: Lyophyllum decastes group
When: 2013-11-20
(45.848° -120.0914° 549m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Habitat: on deer/elk path in forest which is primarily conifer (Douglas-fir and hemlock); nearby undergrowth includes moss, ferns, salal


  • Texture: viscid/soapy
  • Diameter 3-9 cm;
  • Flesh: 2-3 mm thick, white
  • Taste: indistinct
  • Odor: farinaceous
  • Staining: none


  • Color light beige; (Perhaps they were white when fresh)
  • Attachment: notched
  • Undivided or 1 division, close to cap edge

Spore deposit: white


  • Texture: firm, fibrous
  • Width: 1-3 cm
  • Length: 4-8 cm
  • Staining: none

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified (2d ed. 1986)

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Did not eat
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-09-01 22:40:23 CDT (-0500)

They had too many bugs for my comfort.

did you taste it?
By: Jeff Wright (cantharellus)
2014-09-01 22:01:29 CDT (-0500)

Hello, just asking to see if you tasted it. I haven’t tried them yet, but am hoping to this fall when they start to fruit again.

Created: 2013-11-21 10:01:10 CST (-0600)
Last modified: 2013-11-21 10:04:54 CST (-0600)
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