Observation 183426: Tricholoma magnivelare (Peck) Redhead
When: 2014-10-16
No herbarium specimen

Notes: The cinnamon scent of Tricholoma magnilevare may be why it is so good for diabetics. It contains cinnamomeum, the active ingredient in cinnamon.


When found, this specimen was completely underground (hypogeous). Note the soil adherring to the cap.
Close-up of the rooting structure of the stipe. Often found growing from the ash layer produced by Mt. St. Helens in 1980.
An older specimen, the gills are now turning spotted grownish.

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