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Coltricia cinnamomea Mushroom
Ref No: 7539
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location: North America
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Red or redish or pink, Brown, Black or blackish
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Coltricia cinnamomea (Pers.) Murr. Fruit body annual. Cap up to 5cm across, single but often joined to other fruit bodies, circular, flat to funnel-shaped, with a thin lined or slightly fringed margin; brown to deep reddish brown with concentric bands of color; dry, velvety, shiny. Tubes up to 2mm deep, 1mm thick, narrow, pliant and fibrous; rusty to reddish brown. Pores 2-4 per mm, thin-walled, angular; surface reddish brown. Stem up to 40 x 6mm, central, expanded toward base; yellowy, brownish red to deep reddish brown; finely velvety. Flesh thin, reddish brown. Spores oblong to ellipsoid, smooth, 6-10 x 4.5-7µ. Hyphal structure monomitic. Habitat on the ground in dense masses and along paths in deciduous woods. Found in forest regions in many parts of eastern and western North America. Season June-November. Edibility not known.

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Jackie Grizzard (United States) - 21 June 2013

On path, velvety brown...couldn't get a spore print
Coltricia cinnamomea
Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 26 October 2010

Las bukowy.TPK Gdansk-Poland
Coltricia cinnamomea
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