Observation 93241: Lyophyllum atratum (Fr.) Singer

When: 2012-04-21

Collection location: Kelley Point Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sava Krstic (sava)

Specimen available

Found by an OMS member at Kelley Point MycoBlitz.

Growing on ground in a burned (campfire) area.

Spore print white, inamyloid (from what I could see). Spores 5-6.5 × 4 microns.
No cystidia seen in a crush mount.

Smell farinaceous; distinctly felt when I cut the stem off.

Gray-brown overall.

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five years later
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-09-07 22:49:54 CDT (-0400)

I found more Lyophyllum atrata with decurrent gills.


Thanks, Irene
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2012-04-25 02:02:48 CDT (-0400)

I read a description of T. atrata in Funga Nordica and the match seems good, except for “adnate gills”; ours here are decurrent.

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