Observation 45211: Agaricales sensu lato
When: 2010-05-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: perhaps lyophyllum connatum (Arora)

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:17 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Mt. Shasta, CA’ to ‘Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Siskiyou Co., California, USA

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Eye3
Recognized by sight: I found this in deep duff under mixed conifers and oaks. It was growing in massive solid clumps of 15 to 20 mushrooms attached at the base. The stem was stringy and sold with no noticable bruising other than where a larva had been eating it. There was no ring or veil, even on the buttons. The cap was white, solid and dense. Waiting for a spore print.
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Looks like Lyophyllum
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-05-08 12:14:52 PDT (-0700)

Although early for that in my area.

Your first photo does not appear to have gills, and the veil appears solidly attached to the stipe, suggesting something like Longula or other truffle on a stem. Other photos clearly show gills.

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