Observation 11158: Tricholoma intermedium Peck

When: 2008-09-15

Collection location: Peace River Area, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available

last year I took some pictures of 2 I found growing next to each other one had whiteish gills & stalk the other had darker yellow gills & stalk growing under aspen & willow,


Copyright © 2008 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2008 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2007 Johannes Harnisch
the fungus on the right was growing whith the one on the left & may be Tricholoma leucophyllum
Copyright © 2008 Johannes Harnisch

Proposed Names

-44% (2)
Recognized by sight: yellow cap, pale yellow stalk & gills
Used references: David Arora’s book Mushrooms Demystified he says that this mushroom mingles whith T.leucophyllum and growes whith aspen, peterson Field Guide describes another species whith whiteish gills & stalk (may be this is it).
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Possibly a mixed collection…..but this one ushually more of a conic cap? right
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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-04-05 14:14:41 CDT (-0400)

The one with pale yellow gills reminds of Tricholoma aestuans, but I have only seen it growing with spruce and pine, and it has a bitter taste (I don’t know Tricholoma intermedium). The one I know that grows with aspen, is Tricholoma frondosae (often named as a variety of T. flavovirens/equestre) and it has a mild, farinaceous taste and smell, usually with brown freckles on the cap.

could it be …
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-04-05 13:08:28 CDT (-0400)

var. albipes said to have white stalk

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