Observation 287149: Tricholoma (Fr.) Staude

When: 2017-08-18

Collection location: Higashiyamato, Tokyo, Japan [Click for map]

Who: lxjfx

Specimen available

Growing under hardwoods

Annulus absent; spores hyaline, smooth; pleurocystidia absent


Spores (1 div = 2.59μm)

Proposed Names

23% (4)
Recognized by sight: this is interesting
-5% (8)
Recognized by sight: Stature; cap with pressed-down fibers, scales; thin chocolate brown gills.
39% (4)
Recognized by sight
12% (3)
Recognized by sight
18% (1)
Recognized by sight

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By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2017-10-11 02:23:06 SAST (+0200)

those could very well be immature Agaricus spores.

oh wait, micrograph!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-10-11 01:30:56 SAST (+0200)

with white spores. surprise surprise.

sure would.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-10-11 01:29:47 SAST (+0200)

those gills are brown, but I sure don’t see brown spore drop on that stipe, and there should be spore drop by now. Looks like a trich to me.

Spore color
By: Ryan Patrick (donjonson420)
2017-10-08 17:05:41 SAST (+0200)

Would help clear things up a bit.

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2017-10-08 06:48:03 SAST (+0200)

they might appear that way…but that might be do to the immaturity of the specimen…imo.

Gills look
By: Sarah Prentice
2017-10-08 06:33:09 SAST (+0200)

attached to me.

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2017-10-08 06:31:54 SAST (+0200)

look like they could be immature Agaricus spores…thus explaining the “seemingly” attached gills. just a thought…

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2017-10-06 22:14:50 SAST (+0200)

They are very much attached.
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-10-06 22:09:34 SAST (+0200)
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2017-10-06 22:08:30 SAST (+0200)


those gills
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-10-05 21:03:17 SAST (+0200)

are still very much attached…