Observation 52212: Inocybe corydalina sensu auct amer.
When: 2010-09-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Strong cinnamon odor, identical to matsutake. Greenish stains fade when the mushroom dries.

This species can get rather large for Inocybe.

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Inocybe corydalina contains methyl cinnamate
By: Bill Neill (Bill Neill)
2011-01-24 06:54:27 PST (-0800)

The aromatic compound that makes various Matsutake-like mushrooms smell of cinnamon is from what I have read, methyl cinnamate. Apparently Inocybe(s) can exhibit this character as well. See page 8 of this paper:


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