Anise-scented Clitocybe Clitocybe odora (Bullard) Kummer  

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on ground in deciduous or coniferous woods.

Description:

Cap: Bluish-gray; convex to somewhat upturned in age, radially streaked; may smell of anise. Gills: Whitish; close. Stalk: White/buff; base with prominent white mycelium. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 5 records in the project database.

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Anise-scented Clitocybe (cap showing depressed center) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/3/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Anise-scented Clitocybe (fruiting body removed from substrate showing mycelium at base of stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/3/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Anise-scented Clitocybe (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/10/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Anise-scented Clitocybe in Howard Co., Maryland (10/10/2014). Image shows gills, stalk, and base with mycelium. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Anise-scented Clitocybe spores from a specimen collected in Howard Co., Maryland (10/3/2016). Oval, smooth, hyaline; measured 6.4-7.3 X 4.4-5.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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