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Baeospora myosura.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Conifercone Cap, Derestönkû fenyõfülõke, toboz fenyõfülõke, Zapfenrübling
Baeospora myosura Mushroom
Ref No: 6724
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter, Simple stem
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on plant material/manure

Baeospora myosura (Fr. ex Fr.) Sprig. Zapfenrübling toboz fenyõfülõke Conifercone Cap syn. Collybia myosura (Fr. ex Fr.) Quél. syn. C. conigena (Pers. ex Fr.) Kummer Cap 1–3cm across, convex to almost flat, pallid-tan to date-brown. Stem 30–50´1–2mm, pallid flushed with cap colour, elongated into a hairy ‘root’. Flesh thin, brownish. Taste mild, smell mushroomy. Gills very crowded, whitish. Cheilocystida thin-walled, fusoid. Spore print white. Spores elliptic, amyloid, 3–3.5 x 1.5–2µ. Habitat rooting on partly buried pine cones and coniferous debris. Season autumn to late winter. Frequent. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 24 August 2010

Gdañsk Przymorze las sosnowy nad Ba³tykiem.13/12/2009
Baeospora myosura
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