Observation 82442: Tricholoma fumosoluteum Peck

When: 2011-11-13

Collection location: Wells Mills County Park, Ocean Co., New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)

No specimen available

Growing gregariously under Pinus rigida (pitch pine).

Gills are whitish and sinuate/notched. Stipe is white and browning over time and due to handling. The cap is conical when young and has a pronounced umbo in all age groups. The cap color is of darker shades of yellow, more yellow-brown in older specimens.

Odor not distinct. Taste is farinaceous and slightly bitter.

Pileipellis and flesh are negative with aqueous KOH and ammonia.



Proposed Names

-28% (1)
Used references: “Mushrooms of Northeastern North America” by Bessete-Bessette-Fischer
57% (1)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: The spores are white, subglobose, 5-6 microns
61% (2)
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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-11-16 12:30:31 PST (-0800)

is usually bright yellow, strongly umbonate cap, has lots of yellow on the stipe and grows with fir (although it may occur with Hemlock and/or spruce)

Thanks, Noah
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-11-16 12:26:17 PST (-0800)

I think visually it it is a better match than T. subluteum, which has a yellowish stipe on the upper half.

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