Almond Scented mushroom
TennentG at micr.unp.ac.za
Wed Aug 24 05:59:11 EST 1994
In article <33d2jb$b9g at newstand.syr.edu> jworrall at rodan.syr.edu (James J. Worrall) writes:
>From: jworrall at rodan.syr.edu (James J. Worrall)
>Subject: Re: Almond Scented mushroom
>Date: 23 Aug 1994 14:54:35 GMT
>>In a previous article, ar416 at FreeNet.Carleton.CA (Doug Brubacher) says:
>>>A friend showed me a specimen found in a wooded area--it looks
>>>like a russula species perhaps (evenly spaced, white, attached
>>>gills, white stipe about 1 cm thick). The cap is a golden brown
>>>colour and is dry. The interesting thing is the odour--a strong,
>>>pleasant scent of almonds (like Amareto). Does anyone know what
>>>species might have such an odour?
>Russula laurocerasi has an almond odor.
Agaricus augustus, maybe?
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