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

Proposed Names

15% (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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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-09-06 10:12:52 PDT (-0700)

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 09:14:23 PDT (-0700)

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 20:38:01 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-09-06 10:36:16 PDT (-0700)
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