Observation 26090: Hebeloma (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2009-10-01

Collection location: Southeast Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

CAP: 3-5.5cm wide, convex to umbilicate (rarely planed in extreme old-age), yellow to cream-colored, with reddish-brown areas where compressed, bruised or damaged, especially in the center, sometimes with a light buff ring near the edge, may have minute scales/hairs. GILLS: well-formed, blade-like, alternating, often edged in white, dull buff to light brown or tannish. STIPE: swolen at base, striate/fibrous, to 10cm in length, snapping near cap, but leaving a central core, sometimes with white core throughout, silky appearance, like corn-silk, may bruise or stain dark reddish-brown over 48 hours if pinched, somewhat minutely scaley, no annulus that I can see with hand lens. ODOR: sweet, floral, like lilacs (or, perhaps, sweet peas). Spore-print: light- to dark-brown.

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Sweet odour
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-10-03 14:30:12 PDT (-0700)

points to Hebeloma sacchariolens or H. pallidoluctuosum but unfortunately just in Europe :(

This fungus
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-10-03 14:24:10 PDT (-0700)

is the same as collection 25985, made 9/28/09.

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