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

synonyms: Bitterer Rettichfälbling
Hebeloma strophosum Mushroom
Ref No: 7888
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location: Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
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

Hebeloma strophosum (Fr.) Sacc. Bitterer Rettichfälbling. Cap 3–4cm across, convex, clay-brown. Stem 25–35 x 3–5mm, apex white, dirty ochre-clay below, woolly-fibrous. Flesh white, ochre-buff in stem. Taste bitter, smell slightly radishy. Gills pale buff then clay-brown with distinct flesh-coloured tint. Spore print clay-brown. Spores 7.5–9 x 4.5–6um. Habitat woods. Season summer. Occasional. Edibility unknown -avoid, as many Hebelomas contain toxins.. Found In Europe.

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