Observation 58258: Tricholoma caligatum (Viv.) Ricken
When: 2010-10-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I understand that someone is currently working on this group in the eastern US, so this will probably eventually get a new better name. I think the staining reaction will probably be distinctive.

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Recognized by sight: Looks like a brown matsutake, but without the odor. It slowly stains gray.

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The caligatum
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-11-08 10:47:42 PST (-0800)

that I have found in oak woods here in PA (infrequent) does not have much of an odor. But it tastes quite bitter.

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