Observation 85314: Hodophilus paupertinus (A.H. Sm. & Hesler) Adamčík, Birkebak & Looney
When: 2011-12-28
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: growing in moss along road cut.

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Recognized by sight: small, dull gray caps, widely spaced gills.
Based on chemical features: strong odor of napthalene or mothballs.
91% (2)
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Recognized by sight: H. foetens is a European species and H. paupertinus is the only Hodophilus species known from Western North America.

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thanks for the update.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-12-18 13:24:02 PST (-0800)

If there is only of one of these mothball scented Hodophilus in the West, it’s an easy ID!

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