Tricholoma vaccinum identification

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Tricholoma vaccinum (Pers. ex Fr.) Kummer. Tricolome ?cailleux, Tricolome de vache, Zottiger Ritterling, Szak?llas pereszke, Agarico vaccino, Ruige ridderzwam, Scaly Knight. Cap 4?7cm across, slightly umbonate, flesh-brown, darker towards the centre, disrupting into woolly scales. Stem 30?45 x 8?12mm, fibrous, paler than cap. Flesh pallid to rosy, often hollow in stem. Taste bitter, smell mealy. Gills white at first, later pallid flesh-colour. Spore print white. Spores ovate, 5?7 x 4?5um. Habitat conifer woods. Season late summer to late autumn. Uncommon. Inedible. (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 vaccinum mushroom

Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Distinctly scaly
Fungus colour:
Red or redish or pink
Normal size:
North America
Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
Scaly Knight, Szak?llas pereszke, Tricolome de vache, Tricolome ?cailleux, Zottiger Ritterling
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