Observation 52349: Tricholoma pessundatum group
When: 2010-08-08
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

14% (3)
Recognized by sight: doesn’t look like the right stature or stipe color for T. populinum
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: more characters fit this ID. still, its a confusing trich, long gone, and IDed by committee on the Kenai.

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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-09-06 11:12:52 MDT (-0600)

looks like something in the Tricholoma pessundatum group. I highly doubt it’s T. populinum

gills and stipe brown with age …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-09-05 10:14:23 MDT (-0600)

stature variable. see MO posts of populina from Russia (geo. closest to Alaska) as well as this webpage:


I believe this one was IDed by Mark Gillespie, who has a special interest in Trichs.

On the other hand, IDing some of these nebulous trichs is a matter of faith, not science.

Created: 2010-09-08 21:38:01 MDT (-0600)
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