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Rickinella swartzii.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Nabel-Helmling
Rickinella swartzii Mushroom
Ref No: 9257
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Rickinella swartzii2 Mushroom
Ref No: 9258
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on the ground, Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides , Grows on plant material/manure

Rickinella swartzii (Fr: Fr.) Kuyper Syn. Mycena swartzii (Fr. ex Fr.) A. H. Smith syn. Omphalia fibula var swartzii (Fr. ex Fr.) Karst. Nabel-Helmling. Cap 0.51cm, convex then flattened, often depressed at centre, ochraceous cream with dark brown centre. Stem 2040 x 12mm, violet at apex, pallid below. Flesh thin, cream. Taste mild, smell slight, not distinctive. Gills decurrent, white or cream. Cheilo- and pleurocystidia thin-walled, fusoid. Spore print white. Spores narrowly ellipsoid, 45 x 2um. Habitat in short grass or moss in damp places. Season late summer to early winter. Frequent. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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