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Agrocybe erebia.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Dark Fieldcap, Lederbrauner Erdschüppling, Sötét rétgomba
Agrocybe erebia Mushroom
Ref No: 6895
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Agrocybe erebia2 Mushroom
Ref No: 6897
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Ring on stem
flesh: Mushroom slimy or sticky
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Agrocybe erebia (Fr.) Kühn. syn. Pholiota erebia (Fr.) Gillet
Lederbrauner Erdschüppling Sötét rétgomba Dark Fieldcap. Cap 3–6cm across, convex becoming flattened with a broad umbo, the margin wavy in older specimens, dull clay-brown when dry, darker and slightly viscid when moist. Stem 60–80 x 8–12mm, whitish at first gradually darkening brown from base upwards, with whitish grooved ring. Flesh pale brownish. Gills pale at first then dark umber brown. Spore print very dark brown. Spores ellipsoid, 10–13 x 5–6µ. Cap cuticle cellular. Habitat on bare soil or in leaf litter in deciduous woods. Season autumn. Frequent. Not edible – easily confused with poisonous species. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 16 June 2010

Gdañsk Oliwa Trójmiejski Park Krajobrazowy-dolina Samborowo.Poland
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