Observation 74267: Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl
When: 2011-08-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found on mossy ground under Oak at the edge of the 13th fairway of Radrick Farms GC in July. A friend, mistaking these for A. mellea, ate some and suffered the consequences of a few hours of diarrhea and vomiting.

Proposed Names

-52% (1)
Used references: Mushroom Hunter’s Field Guide, by A.H. Smith, Univ. of Michigan Press, 1977
85% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: O. olearius occurs on olive trees

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Name change
By: M David Curtis (mdcurtis)
2011-08-21 11:01:36 CDT (-0400)

I had always known this mushroom as Clitocybe illudens. I have no idea how the “olearius” crept in when I updated the genus name.

Glad to hear
By: Milo (Mycophiliac)
2011-08-21 06:33:12 CDT (-0400)

your friend’s okay. Hope he learned a lesson.

Glad to hear
By: Milo (Mycophiliac)
2011-08-21 06:33:12 CDT (-0400)

your friend’s okay. Hope he learned a lesson.

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