Observation 5115: Tricholoma dryophilum (Murrill) Murrill
When: 2007-11-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found in deep shade under a coast live oak tree. The second photo shows slashes in the gills, which did not produce any latex.

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Looks like T. dryophilum
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2007-11-22 20:32:34 HST (-1000)

T. dryophilum is common with Live Oak in California and starts out with a pale creamy colored cap that darkens in an irregular blotchy manner whereas T. ustale is uncommon (at least to me) and the cap starts out with a dark brown disc and brownish margin.
Also T. ustale is NOT farinaceous, but T. dryophilum does smell farinaceous.

Either Tricholoma ustale or T. dryophilum
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-11-22 19:30:04 HST (-1000)

The only reliable way to tell the difference is to put your tongue on the surface of the cap. If it’s bitter, then it’s T. ustale, otherwise it’s T. dryophilum.

A good place to start…
By: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)
2007-11-22 16:38:33 HST (-1000)

It looks like a tricholoma… I am not very good at these though! It looks kinda like a populina… that si something that can be common up here in Seattle but the habitat is obviously off.

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