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Hypholoma elongatum.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Langstieliger Schwefelkopf, Sphagnum Brownie, Tőzegmoha kénvirággomba
Hypholoma elongatum Mushroom
Ref No: 8356
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Hypholoma elongatum2 Mushroom
Ref No: 8358
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location: Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Yellow, Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
spore colour: Purplish to black
habitat: Grows on the ground

Hypholoma elongatum (Pers. ex Fr.) Ricken syn. Psilocybe elongata (Pers. ex Fr.) Lange. Langstieliger Schwefelkopf Sphagnum Brownie Tőzegmoha kénvirággomba. Cap 1–2cm across, convex to bell-shaped then flattened, pale honey-yellow to olivaceous when moist drying ochre-buff. Stem 50–100 x 1–3mm, elongated, concolorous with cap, paler at apex, base covered in white down. Flesh thin, whitish yellow. Taste and smell mushroomy. Gills pallid then pinkish. Spore print dark brown. Spores elliptic, with pore, 9.5–11.5 x 6–6.5um. Habitat usually amongst sphagnum and polytrichum moss, also on bare peat. Season autumn. Frequent. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 19 January 2011

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