Observation 187288: Hygrophorus Fr.
When: 2014-11-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Beneath salal, Oregon grape, sword fern and Douglas fir.

Fine tan granules on cap. Olive-brownish color initially.

Spore print: cream, white.

Long tapered stem- somewhat glutinous.

Odor: not of almonds, more like “play do” or drying paint, not unpleasant.

Elevation: Sea level.

Temp: low 50’s.

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Sure thing
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-11-04 15:00:15 PST (-0800)

thanks for posting and let us know what you find out!

Tricholoma-
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2014-11-04 14:48:46 PST (-0800)

Is a possibility, but the length of the stem, incurved margin(even in maturity) seems to steer me away from saponaceum which has a free upturned margin at maturity usually.

The smell was non descript and strange- like drying paint, or play do.

I looked up more on T.saponaceum and suppose it could be a variant form, as there are many for the species. I may scope some spores and post for further revelation into what this could be.

Tricholomas of North America pg.134-137(Bessette, Roody, Trudell)

Thanks again Christian :)

Any chance it’s a Tricholoma
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-11-04 14:06:01 PST (-0800)

like T. saponaceum?
It’s hard to tell, but I think I can see some pink in the stipe base.

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