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Tricholoma inamoenum
irksome cavalier, ill-scented Tricholoma

Distribution: Widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere

Habitat: Under conifers

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Small to medium-sized fungi with wide-spaced, broad gills and a “coal gas” odor. Pale yellow fruitbodies. Coal gas is not something many people get an opportunity to smell nowadays but the odor of these mushrooms is strong and unpleasant for most people; some liken it to a heavy floral odor, such as that of Narcissus.

Accepted Name:
Tricholoma inamoenum (Fr.) Gillet

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Tricholoma inamoenum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Tricholoma inamoenum photos.

7 photographs:
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