Observation 14994: Hygrophoropsis (J. Schröt.) Maire ex Martin-Sans

When: 2008-12-07

Collection location: Mendocino, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

19% (2)
Used references: MD p.162; www.myco-vaud.ch/albums/smv2003/clitocybe_fragrans_yens_DSCN1349.jpg; found in mixed conifer forest <1 mile from ocean; spore print white; smelling of anise
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Anise odor does not fit. It should be non-distinctive for H. albida, which is also known as Gerronema albidum. A good fit for very small size, depressed cap, inrolled margin, light chamois color; White decurrent gills, forked;
Used references: Bigelow, H. E. 1985. North American Species of Clitocybe Part 2. J. Cramer Co. New York, NY. 471p.

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By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-12-09 16:14:46 CST (-0500)

Interesting, it isn’t everyday you see a ’shroom with forked gills, and not bright orange on the CA coast… What could these be?

Those forked gills
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-12-07 16:15:58 CST (-0500)

makes it look more like a Hygrophoropsis than Clitocybe..

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