Observation 81828: Tricholoma inamoenum (Fr.) Gillet

When: 2011-10-29

Collection location: Camp Magruder, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

Abundant in leaf litter beneath a Red Alder stand (Alnus rubra).

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Based on chemical features: Intense smell, which to me is Napthalene to a T, but alas, international consensus calls it “coal tar.”

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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-07-31 18:32:17 -03 (-0300)

“Headspace analysis identifies indole and 1-octen-3-ol as the “coal tar” odor of Tricholoma inamoenum." William F. Wood, David L. Largent and Terry W. Henkel. Mycological Progress 3(4): 325-328 (2004).

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