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Crinipellis zonata Mushroom
Ref No: 7625
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location: North America
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Red or redish or pink, Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Crinipellis zonata (Pk.) Pat. Cap 1-2.5cm across, convex to nearly flat with a small cuplike depression on the disc; tawny and cream; zones dry, densely covered in coarse, tawny hairs set in lines; dextrinoid. Gills free or nearly so, close, narrow; white. Stem 25-50 x I-2mm, hollow; densely tawny-hairy. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, 4-6 x 3-5. Deposit white. Habitat on roots and debris of hardwoods. Found in eastern North America, west to Indiana and Texas. Season August-September. Edibility not known.

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