Observation 223437: Tricholoma (Fr.) Staude
When: 2015-11-19

Notes: Notes: Habitat: Growning in wooded area under oaks, elm

Smell: strange chemical smell – probably “coal tar” smell
Taste: did not
Chemical Test: did not

Spore Print: In progress
Spore Photos, measurements: TBD

Staining: none from cutting, brown staining from insects.

Cap: Largest – 1.75 inches, glutinous on smaller caps, Recent heavy rains probably washed away most of the glutinous material. Inrolled edges, less inrolled at maturity. white-tan with yellow tints. Context – ivory. None showed veil or cortina.

Gills: ivory color, a bit more yellow than cap context , darkening to tan due to spore. medium close, ragged edges. shallow breadth.

Stalk: fibrous, thick, hollowing. Slightly swollen at base . No ring or marking due to ring or cortina. Base becomes more yellow at botton, roots, mycellium were very yellow to yellow-green.

I did not get a match when going through the keys in Tricholomas of N A.


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Used references: Tricholomas of North America, Bessett

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