Observation 75198: Clitocybe (Fr.) Staude
When: 2011-08-28
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

What a terrible specimen. Still, I wanted this to have an eternal home at MO with the hope that maybe, just maybe, someone will put a name on it. The exact odor of cheap black pepper, the flaky kind you’d get in a cheap diner.

Spores globose to subglobose, warted and inamyloid (I noticed a blue tinge to them in both KOH and Melzer’s, but it could have just been refraction).

Found in mixed conifer forest (Lodgepole Pine, Spruce, Fir) at ~9500 ft.

Collected for the 4th Annual Eagle Mushroom Festival

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: decurrent gills, chunk of decayed material at base indicates a saprobe…

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-09-03 14:07:59 EDT (-0400)

Do you have a better guess?

Alan Rockefeller
By: Toad
2011-09-03 03:38:53 EDT (-0400)

Amanita muscaria? You must be drunk.

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