Psathyrella hydrophila identification

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Psathyrella hydrophila (Bull. ex M?rat) Maire syn. Hypholoma hydrophilum (Bull. ex M?rat) Qu?l. W?ssriger Saumilz Hypholome hydrophile Barna porhany?sgomba. Cap 2?3cm across, convex becoming flattened, tan to dark chestnut or date-brown drying paler often with a tan flush at the centre, margin appendiculate with remnants of the fibrillose veil. Stem 40?100 x 5?10mm, white flushed with cap colour below, fragile. Flesh thin, whitish. Taste bitter, smell not distinctive. Gills crowded, clay-brown becoming chocolate brown with age. Cystidia thin-walled, hyaline, fusiform. Spore print dark brown. Spores elliptic, 4.5?7 x 3?4um. Habitat in dense tufts in damp deciduous woodland. Season late spring to late autumn. Common. Edible ? bitter and not worthwhile -avoid. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Psathyrella hydrophila mushroom

Grows on wood
Spore colour:
Purplish to black
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
North America
Flesh granular or brittle
Barna porhany?sgomba, Hypholome hydrophile, W?ssriger Saumpilz
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:39:42

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