Observation 156221: Tricholoma (Fr.) Staude

When: 2010-02-18

Collection location: Fort Ord, Seaside, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

Growing on the ground in a live oak habitat.
Caps up to 6.6 cm across.
Gills fairly thick and almost free.
White cortina-like hairs noticeable onsome over gills and on upper portions of stipe(possibly hypomyces?)
Cap flesh was rather gelatinous and pale grayish.
Stipe split easily and partially hollow/stuffed.
Few pale colored spores obtained from print.
Spores ~ 6.6-9.0 X 5.0-6.8 microns, broadly ellipsoid to ellipsoid, smooth.
Odor seemed somewhat farinaceous.
FBs dried up dark brown for the most part.
This is an old collection that I had put aside but am still not sure of where they belong.


Spores in Congo Red @ 1000X.
Spores in Congo Red @ 1000X.

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