Observation 166622: Tricholoma zelleri (D.E. Stuntz & A.H. Sm.) Ovrebo & Tylutki
When: 2013-09-20
(49.467° 75.466° 640m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Armillaria zellery Stuntz & A.H.S. Tricholomataceae, Agaricales.
(Fetid Armillaria или Рядовка мыльная (?)).

Cap: 5-16cm, rounded or convex up to broadly convex minor flat, very rare sunken; sometimes indistinct knob; color is brownish-pink up to reddish- brown, very rare multicolored with some greenish-yellow spots. Cap surface is smooth with radial gentle light cracks; margins incurved with remnants of veil for young unit; flesh is thick. Gills are attached, close and narrow; color from white up to pinkish-white or cream when old. Veil: partial veil leaving membranous ragged ring on upper third of stalk. Stalk: 3-7cm long, white up to pinkish-white above ring; 1.5-3cm thick, some enlarging to the centre and narrowing to the bottom that sometimes as a root; stalk is usually central and sometimes has indistinct concentrically rims. Stalk under a ring looks as covered with a reddish veil as a sock. Odor is unpleasant as bad laundry soap.
Edibility: not good coarse odor, people use boiling or fermentation with salting for winter store when better kinds are absent.
Habitat: usually abundant up to crowded, minor scattered in pine-tree forest.
July – September.

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