Tricholoma columbetta identification

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Tricholoma columbetta (Fr.) Kummer. Tricolome columbette, Columbette, Weisseidiger Ritterling, Galambpereszke, Colombetta, Witte duifridderzwam, Blue Spot Knight. Cap 5?10cm across, convex then expanding, silky white sometimes with greenish, pinkish or violet-blue spots when old. Stem 40?100 x 10?20mm, rooting, white sometimes blue-green at base. Flesh white, firm. Taste none, smell not distinctive. Gills white, crowded. Spore print white. Spores oval, 5.5?7 x 3.5?5um. Habitat deciduous and coniferous woods. Season late summer to early autumn. Occasional. Edible ? good but somewhat fibrous. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous.) Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Tricholoma columbetta mushroom

Edible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
White
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Blue
White to cream
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Blue Spot Knight, Columbette, Galambpereszke, Tricolome columbette, Weisseidiger Ritterling
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Tricholomataceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:44:39

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