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synonyms: Gefurchter Weichritterling, Rovátkolttönkű lágypereszke, Tricholome ŕ pied rayé
Melanoleuca grammopodia Mushroom
Ref No: 8049
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Melanoleuca grammopodia3 Mushroom
Ref No: 8050
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Bulbous base of stem
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground, Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

Melanoleuca grammopodia (Bull. ex Fr.) Pat., syn. Tricholoma grammopodium (Bull. ex Fr.) Quél. Tricholome ŕ pied rayé, Gefurchter Weichritterling, Rovátkolttönkű lágypereszke, Agarico a piede striato, Streepsteelvelridder. Cap 7–15cm across, bell-shaped then expanded, often becoming centrally depressed, light to dark grey-brown. Stem 50–120 x 10–15mm, swollen at the base, grey brown and longitudinally fibrillose. Flesh whitish. Smell mouldy, or of mice. Gills white becoming dirty cream with age. Cheilocystidia thin-walled, hyaline, with swollen base and long narrow neck. Spore print white. Spores elliptic, minutely warted, amyloid, 8.5–9.5 x 5–6um. Habitat deciduous woods or meadows. Season autumn. Uncommon. Said to be edible. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous.) Distribution, America and Europe.

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mark james (United Kingdom) - 09 November 2012

Found in deciduous wood Lennoxlove, East Lothian Nov 4th 2012
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Anna Bendijk (United Kingdom) - 24 October 2012

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