Observation 179618: Entoloma abortivum (Berk. and M.A. Curtis) Donk
When: 2014-09-19
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Soapy/mealy odor. Dark KOH reaction.

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By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2014-09-20 10:09:08 PDT (-0700)

Your suggestions have been helpful. I see E. abortivum turns dark in ammonia, but no mention of KOH.

They also look a little like
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2014-09-20 07:52:10 PDT (-0700)

Clitocybe nebularis.

These look like…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-09-20 05:44:54 PDT (-0700)

young specimens of Entoloma abortivum. I can find no info regarding KOH reaction on E. abortivum. I have often encountered the E. abortivum mushrooms in the apparent absence of the aborted Armillaria or normal Armillaria mushrooms.

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