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Hebeloma crustuliniforme.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Hébélome échaudé, Poison Pie, Tränender Rettichfälbling, Zsemleszínű fakógomba, retekszagú fakógomba
Hebeloma crustuliniforme Mushroom
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Hebeloma crustuliniforme2 Mushroom
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground, Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

Hebeloma crustuliniforme (Bull. ex St. Amans) Quél. Poison Pie, Hébélome échaudé, Tränender Rettichfälbling, Radijsvaalhoed, Zsemleszínű (retekszagú) fakógomba. Cap 3-11 cm across, convex then expanded and often obtusely umbonate, the margin remaining inrolled for a long time and often lobed; buff to pale ochre-tan, darker at the center; slightly greasy to sticky when moist. Gills adnate or notched, crowded; pale clay-brown exuding watery droplets in moist conditions, spotted when dry. Stem 40-130 x 5-20mm, solid with an enlarged base; whitish or tinged with cap color; top powdery or finely flaky, center finely hairy, base with white mycelium. Veil not showing when cap is extended. Flesh thick; white. Odor strongly of radish. Taste bitter. Spores almond-shaped, smooth or finely warted, 9-13 x 5.5-7.5µ. Deposit rust-brown. Cheilocystidia club-shaped, thin-walled, hyaline. Habitat singly or in groups on the ground on wood edges, on lawns, or under trees. Common. Found widely distributed in North America. Season September-November (through May in California). Poisonous.

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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 16 January 2011

Gdansk Oliwa ul.Wojska polskiego.Poland
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