Pholiota lenta identification

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Pholiota lenta (Fr.) Singer Fak? t?kegomba. Cap 3-8cm across, convex-hemispherical, becoming more expanded in age; whitish to pinkish buff or smoky gray, with a slightly darker disc; sticky to slimy, with scattered white hairy scales of veil remnants. Gills adnate or with a decurrent tooth, close, narrow to medium-broad, edges even to fringed; white becoming grayish brown. Stem 30-100 x 4-12mm, solid or spongy, sub-bulbous; white above, brownish below; finely hairy. Veil copious, cortinate; white; leaves an evanescent ring. Flesh firm; white. Odor slight, radishy. Taste mild. Spores ellipsoid to oblong, smooth, tiny pore at apex, 5.5-7 x 3.5-4.5?. Deposit cigar brown. Pleurocystidia abundant. Habitat on humus debris in mixed woods. Found in Europe and eastern North America and California. Season July-December. Not edible.

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More info about Pholiota lenta mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Grows in woods
Grows on plant material/manure
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
White to cream
Normal size:
North America
Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
Mushroom slimy or sticky
Fak? t?kegomba
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