Observation 160194: Tubaria furfuracea group

When: 2014-02-21

Collection location: Lake Oswego, Clackamas Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Oregon-learning

No specimen available

Growing on Wood chips

Proposed Names

45% (2)
Recognized by sight
-49% (5)
Used references
-32% (4)
Recognized by sight: can’t tell from photo whether gills are free but pink spore deposit and color of cap and gills remind me of P. leoninus
-10% (3)
Recognized by sight: Not exactly a genus known for wood chip landscaping. Check spore shape.
-46% (2)
Recognized by sight: This ecology isn’t all that odd for Entoloma. E. formosum is an example of a sub viscid, striatulate Entoloma that often occurs on debris in the pnw.
55% (7)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Another thing that points toward T. furfuracea…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-02-23 14:22:10 EST (-0500)

is that one cap is prominently striate. Collections I have made often vary between non-striate and striate.

an Inocybe…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-02-23 12:29:56 EST (-0500)

would never show that sort of greasy, smooth cap. Also, the spore drop is a bit bright for an Inocybe, an orange brown. No pink (Entoloma) that I can see!

Wood chips are a common habitat for Tubaria, which are out everywhere in CA right now, too.

Did the color of the cap…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-02-22 13:34:59 EST (-0500)

become much lighter as the mushroom dried out?

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