Observation 192152: Rhizopogon occidentalis Zeller & C.W. Dodge
When: 2014-12-05

Notes: Mature specimens smell like a fish market.

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Maybe Hypomyces contributed to the smell
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-12-07 21:11:17 CST (-0500)

The highly Hypomycesized ones smelled awful.

Then R. occidentalis possible.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-12-07 13:29:40 CST (-0500)

Odor of “fish market” a little surprising, at least to me. Mature R. occidentalis should have odors of banana. Only very “off” specimens approach fish market odor, and these are often saturated with water.

By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-12-07 06:14:56 CST (-0500)
Rhizopogons are always mycorrhizal, Jacob.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-12-07 05:44:33 CST (-0500)

What was this associated with?

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