Observation 173805: Leucopaxillus albissimus (Peck) Singer

Pretty firm stem. Gills peeled off easily. Cap sometimes ruffled/scalloped looking at edges. Bright white. Very smooth cap. Decurrent gills. Smelled strange. Maybe chemical. Not mushroomy or funky or old socks or anything like that. Did the “throw at a hard object” test from David Aurora. Did not pass, but it didn’t break apart the way a russula would. Maybe it was just a little waterlogged. Our identifiers at the foray were pretty happy with the ID, although we noted it could just be in the group.

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Just updated description for you
By: Willow Nero (wbnero)
2014-08-13 23:38:10 WIB (+0700)

Distinct bad chemical-y odor. Can’t place it to anything specific.

By: Parker V
2014-08-13 23:32:17 WIB (+0700)

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