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Tricholoma mutabile

Habitat: Conifer forests

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Cap: 3-9 cm wide, broadly convex to nearly plane, with a broad or prominent umbo, sometimes depressed over the center in age; surface viscid, glabrous, often radially rugulose between the disc and the margin; pale warm gray or pale violet-gray on the disc, progressively paler with irregular darker gray streaks toward a white or silvery margin, darkening in age to medium or dark gray with violet tones, occasionally with yellow-brown areas; margin incurved when young, becoming uplifted and wavy or lobed, remaining white to silvery gray. Flesh: very thin; white, becoming grayish in age, dull pink or pale orange in base of stalk; odor strongly sweet-farinaceous or reminiscent of grapefruit; taste strongly farinaceous. Gills: sinuate, close; white, discoloring pale golden brown in age. Stalk: 55-10 cm long, 9-25 mm thick, nearly equal or clavate, base abrupt, solid or hollow; surface dry, silky fibrillose; white, discoloring pale golden brown when handled or bruised, base dull pink or pale orange.

Sources: Bessette, Alan E., Arleen R. Bessette, William C. Roody, and Steven A. Trudell. Trichoolomas of North America. Austin, University of Texan Press, 2013.

Accepted Name:
Tricholoma mutabile Shanks

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

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

CalPhotos: Tricholoma mutabile photos.

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