Observation 83011: Tricholoma portentosum (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2011-11-21

Collection location: Betty’s Field, Crescent, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)

Specimen available

Under Pinus virginiana on the edge of a field.

Pileus nearly hollow
Stem had hollow area

Yellow staining of the stipe flesh, lamellae and parts of the flesh of the pileus

Taste: It tasted similar to an Agaricus that you’d buy at the grocery store…just more bland. Flesh was firm.

Spore Print: White

Smell: No distinct smell. When flesh was cut it smelled similar to how it tasted.

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