Observation 82903: Clitocybe odora var. pacifica Kauffman

When: 2011-11-20

Collection location: Tahoe National Forest, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

No specimen available

Growing from the forest floor along the path, the forest was rather mixed, conifers and hardwoods. Has an fragrant anise/licorice scent.

Proposed Names

54% (3)
Recognized by sight: Blue cap and gills, fragrant anise/licorice scent.
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Anise scent, blue-green gills
Used references: North American Species of Clitocybe

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Unidentified greenish Sierran species
By: Byrain
2011-11-25 15:36:45 CST (-0600)

In Mushrooms Demystified a greenish Clitocybe similar to C. odora is mentioned that occurs in the Sierras under conifers with a distinctive non-anise odor. Does anyone have anymore macroscopic or microscopic info on this?

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