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Marasmiellus candidus.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Schneeweisser Schwindling
Marasmiellus candidus Mushroom
Ref No: 8019
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent, Simple stem
flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on wood

Marasmiellus candidus (Bolt.) Sing. syn. Marasmius candidus [Bolt.] Fr. Schneeweisser Schwindling. Cap 0.51.5cm across, convex to flattened, membranous, white. Stem 310 x 12mm, white. Flesh thin, white. Gills broadly spaced, becoming irregular and wavy or vein-like. Spore print white. Spores elongate elliptical or spindle-shaped, 11.516.5 x 45.5um. Habitat on fallen branches or amongst leaf litter. Season autumn. Rare. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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