Tricholoma squarrulosum identification

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Tricholoma squarrulosum Bres. syn. T. atrosquamosum var. squarrulosum (Bres.) Pearson & Dennis. Schuppenritterling, Pikkelyest?nk? pereszke, Spikkelsteelridder. Cap 4?5cm across, flattened convex, grey-brown, darker towards the centre, covered in blackish-brown scales. Stem 40?50 x 5?8mm, greyish covered in fine blackish-brown scales. Flesh whitish to grey. Smell mealy. Gills whitish grey often slightly flesh-coloured. Spore print white. Spores pip-shaped, 7?8 x 4?5um. Habitat conifer woods. Season autumn. Rare. Edible with caution. (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 squarrulosum mushroom

Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Distinctly scaly
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
North America
Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
Pikkelyest?nk? pereszke, Schuppenritterling
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:45:09

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