When: 2011-04-23

Collection location: Cache Valley, Utah, USA [Click for map]

Who: Algidus

No specimen available

Large mushroom, originally had a twin so cap is deformed.
couldn’t get spore print. Had a smell that was easily detectable, kind of sweetish smelling, but had a mild bite??? not a smell describer here. Cap was about 6 inches in diameter.


Proposed Names

48% (3)
Recognized by sight
62% (3)
Recognized by sight: one of the Lepista types, perhaps brunneocephala

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Maybe not?
By: Algidus
2011-04-27 08:07:56 PDT (-0700)

Mushrooms Demystified lists C. brunneocephala as a California only species.

I forgot to put in notes
By: Algidus
2011-04-26 13:35:16 PDT (-0700)

Terrestrial, growing near what I think were Russian Olives. Weather cold and rainy with a few days of sun. Nights have been near freezing days not above 60F