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American matsutake Found in early November, old-growth mid-elevation Douglas fir-spruce-hemlock.  Fall,Geotagged,Tricholoma murrillianum,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

American matsutake

Found in early November, old-growth mid-elevation Douglas fir-spruce-hemlock.

    comments (5)

  1. It has such a cool ring/sheath! Posted 8 months ago
  2. with choice edibles it is sometimes better to be a bit more discrete... just tag US rather than putting in a specific location. Keeps areas from being over picked. Posted 8 months ago
    1. You are so right, morpheme. And I'd thought to geotag this into the middle of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. As is, it is not at all where I found this my favorite of all edibles. We think as one. Posted 8 months ago
      1. Good point, morpheme! I need to remember that. Posted 8 months ago
  3. Beautiful shot! Posted 8 months ago

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''Tricholoma murrillianum'' is a gilled mushroom found west of the Rocky Mountains in North America growing in coniferous woodland. This ectomycorrhizal fungus is an edible species that exists in a symbiotic relationship with various species of conifer as well as tan oak and madrone. It belongs to the genus ''Tricholoma'' in the matsutake species complex, which includes the closely related East Asian songi or matsutake as well as the American matsutake and Mexican matsutake . ''T. murrillianum''.. more

Similar species: Agaricales
Species identified by erinmoore
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Uploaded Nov 23, 2021. Captured Oct 29, 2021 12:15 in 84WV73G7+JV.
  • SM-G973U
  • f/2.4
  • 1s
  • ISO250
  • 4.3mm