Observation 60111: Clitocybe sect. Odorae H.E. Bigelow
When: 2010-08-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Hardwood forest – Did not check for licorise aroma – next year

Species Lists


Aug. 30, 2010 Shenandoah National Park, Warren Co, VA
Aug. 22, 2010 Shenandoah National Park, Warren Co, VA
Aug. 22, 2010 Shenandoah National Park, Warren Co, VA
Aug. 22, 2010 Shenandoah National Park, Warren Co, VA

Proposed Names

55% (4)
Used references: Arora 1986 p.161; Audubon 1981 p.750; Barron 1999 p. 253; Miller 2006, p.181; Bessette 1997 p.85; Simon & Schuster 1981 #84;
81% (1)
Used references: North American Species of Clitocybe

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
Thank Django
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2016-09-24 16:42:53 PDT (-0700)

I have not seen such beautiful specimens since 2010. I will keep looking.

This could be any one of 3 species.
By: Django Grootmyers (heelsplitter)
2016-09-24 15:53:12 PDT (-0700)

Either Clitocybe odora, Clitocybe aeruginosa or Clitocybe glaucoalba. If it smelled like anise then it would be C. odora. Otherwise you’d need to know if the cap was hygrophanous and whether or not the margin of the cap was hairy to figure out which of the other 2 species it was. If it was hygrophanous then it would definitely be Clitocybe aeruginosa and you wouldn’t need to know the odor.

Thanks Tim! I think I have got it.
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2010-12-03 07:10:40 PST (-0800)

Removed photos from other sites

You can edit the obs….
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2010-12-02 16:52:52 PST (-0800)

And change the date to the correct one.

Created: 2010-12-02 16:29:40 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2016-09-24 15:50:01 PDT (-0700)
Viewed: 144 times, last viewed: 2016-10-25 00:17:43 PDT (-0700)
Show Log