Paxillus atrotomentosus identification

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Paxillus atrotomentosus (Fr.) Fr. Syn Tapinella atromentosus Sutara Samtfusskrempling B?rsonyost?nk? c?l?pgomba Paxille ? pied noir. Cap 12?28cm across, snuff-brown or sepia with sienna patches, depressed in the centre, margin inrolled, slightly downy. Stem 30?90 x 20?50mm, sometimes lateral, rooting, covered in a fine olivaceous buff down which becomes more coarse, velvety and dark brown with age. Flesh cream, ochre or buff in stem. Taste and smell not distinctive. Gills crowded, joining to give a vein-like network near the stem. Spore print sienna. Spores ellipsoid, 5?6.5 x 3?4.5um. Habitat tufted on stumps of conifers, were it causes brown rot. Season late summer to autumn. Occasional. Not edible, Suspect -avoid. Distribution, America and Europe. A new genus has been proposed for this fungus (Tapinella), and it will probably become the preferred name.

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More info about Paxillus atrotomentosus mushroom

Stem type:
rudimentary or absent
Grows on wood
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Funnel shaped
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
Black or blackish
Normal size:
over 15cm
North America
B?rsonyost?nk? c?l?pgomba, Paxille ? pied noir, Samtfusskrempling, Tapinella atromentosa
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:37:26

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