Distribution: Fairly common in the PNW, northern California, and the Rocky Mountains. It is less common elsewhere in North America and also occurs in Europe and Asia.
Habitat: It grows in conifer forests, particularly with spruce.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Hygrophorus agathosmus fruitbodies exhibit grayish to gray-brownish viscid caps, white gills, white to pale gray dry stipes, and an odor of almond extract (or sometimes said to be of anise or celery).