Observation 52212: Inocybe corydalina sensu auct amer.

When: 2010-09-05

Collection location: Aporo, Michoacan, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Notes:
Strong cinnamon odor, identical to matsutake. Greenish stains fade when the mushroom dries.

This species can get rather large for Inocybe.

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cheilocystidia. 7 images stacked with CombineZP.
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pleurocystidia
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pleurocystidia

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Inocybe corydalina contains methyl cinnamate
By: Bill Neill (Bill Neill)
2011-01-24 09:54:27 EST (-0500)

The aromatic compound that makes various Matsutake-like mushrooms smell of cinnamon is from what I have read, methyl cinnamate. Apparently Inocybe(s) can exhibit this character as well. See page 8 of this paper:

http://wsmbmp.org/...

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