Observation 220052: Hygrophorus tennesseensis A.H. Sm. & Hesler

When: 2015-09-29

Collection location: Holmes Educational State Forest, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available

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Thanks Walt!
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-12-26 22:10:58 CET (+0100)
These had
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2017-12-26 19:20:54 CET (+0100)

the typical acidic taste of the cap cuticle. I did not taste the flesh.. On MO the only Eastern records of H. roseibrunneus are yours and some questionable ones by Eva Skific. It is reportedly widely distributed in the East but I have not recognized it.
It has a dry stipe which is pruinose to scurfy overall or prominently on the upper stipe.

Smell/taste?
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-12-26 16:34:04 CET (+0100)

H. tennesseensis has a dry stipe and smells like raw potatoes and tastes bitter. If they are unremarkable, consider H. roseibrunneus.

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