Rozites caperatus identification

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Rozites caperatus (Pers. ex Fr.) Karst. syn. Pholiota caperata (Pers. ex Fr.) Kummer syn. Cortinarius caperatus (Pers. ex Fr.) Fr. Reifpilz R?ncos feny?gomba Roziote rid?, Pholiote aux ch?vres The Gypsy. Cap 5?10cm across, convex then expanded and umbonate, ochre-buff to ochre-brown, covered in silky white cobwebby fibrils, more densely at the centre. Stem 40?70 x 10?15mm, slightly swollen at the base or bulbous, whitish; ring whitish, narrow, spreading. Flesh whitish tinged ochre. Taste and smell mild and pleasant. Gills pale clay. Spore print ochre-brown. Spores elliptic, finely warted, 10?13 x 8?9um. Habitat on damp acid soils, usually in open situations amongst conifers and heather. Season autumn. Rare in Europe, more common in the USA. Edible, in America it is said to be choice. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Rozites caperatus mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Bulbous base of stem
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Normal size:
North America
Pholiote aux ch?vres, R?ncos feny?gomba, Reifpilz, Roziote rid?, The Gypsy
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