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 Add this item to the list  Clitocybe subdicolor Murrill, sp. nov.
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Description type:Original description 
Description:Clitocybe subdicolor Murrill, sp. nov.
Pileus thin, convex to depressed, gregarious, 2-4 cm. broad; surface smooth, glabrous, moist, hygrophanous, whitish or yellowish, margin thin, white, entire; context thin, watery, whitish, the taste somewhat nutty, the odor not characteristic; lamellae short-decurrent or adnate, narrow, of medium distance, white, sometimes becoming slightly discolored or with a faint lilac tint; spores ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline, 5-7 x 3-4 µm; stipe central, subequal, fleshy, hollow, smooth, glabrous, yellowish, 4-6 cm. long, about 5 mm. thick.
Type collected in humus in a dense redwood forest at La Honda, near Palo Alto, California, November 25, 1911, W. A. Murrill &' L. R. Abrams 1247 (herb. N. Y. Bot. Gard.).
Habitat; On the ground in coniferous forests.
Distribution: Washington, Oregon, and California.
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