Observation 76636: Tricholoma grave Peck

When: 2011-09-19

Collection location: Royalston, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Walter Doyle (wdoyle1648)

Specimen available

Is this a “matsutake”? Found on ground leaf litter, sandy soil. Under oak and maple and other hardwood. White spore print. Mushroom is dense and heavy. Odor is a non-distinctive earthiness. Taste same.



Proposed Names

-55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Huge size, sharp reflexed scales on stipe, kind of beigish gills. Holy Cow. If this is really a Macrocybe, that’s an excellent fall record for Royalston.
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Walt, where in Royalston was this?

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Yeah it looks like
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-09-19 18:24:14 CDT (-0400)

that species, but it looks like that species has potential to be reclassified as a Macrocybe. Pegler, Lodge, and Nakasone didn’t include this species in their study.

hello Tom
By: Walter Doyle (wdoyle1648)
2011-09-19 16:29:56 CDT (-0400)

I estimated it to be about 1lb to 1.5lb

Gotta be one small quarter you have there!
By: Tom (LanLord)
2011-09-19 13:41:01 CDT (-0400)

Holy cow! How heavy was that mushroom?

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