-- field key --

4 Tricholomatoid:


Cap fleshy, often thick;
stem fleshy, often thick.

Gills attached to stem, sometimes notched at stem. 


Veils absent.

Soapy trich
Tricholoma saponaceum
Veiled trich
Tricholoma aurantium



Look alikes include the blewit and the corts, etc.
Variegated mop
Tricholomopsis rutilans
Blewit -- pinkish tan spores
Lepista (Clitocybe) nuda


Shellfish-scented Russula
Russula xerampelina
Entoloma sp. -- pinkish spores


Hebeloma sp. -- brown spores
Cortinarius ssp. -- rusty brown spores