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Observation 142771: Tricholoma (Fr.) Staude

When: 2013-08-07

Collection location: Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest, Idaho, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Reminds me of T. saponaceum, but the odor was not soapy. Faint fragrant odor. On the ground in burnt coniferous forest.


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Actually, I had a few fungal samples…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-10-20 11:15:42 AST (-0400)

in a compartmentalized plastic container that I stashed inside my carry-on… and, something inside the bag set off the alarm at the Missoula airport. The attendant seemed unphased by the plastic conainer while searching for a bunch of quarters.

By: Eric Smith (Magnavermis rex)
2013-08-17 13:53:38 AST (-0400)

I had visions of you trying to explain to the TSA how “shrooms” got into your luggage.

I carried the cap with me on for the plane ride.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-08-17 11:48:05 AST (-0400)

But the material rotted by the time I arrived back home. No spores to observe. The lightweight feel and stature of the fresh mushroom was reminiscent of Entoloma.