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Collybia tuberosa.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Barnagumós fülőke, gombántermő fülőke, Knolliger Rübling, Lentil Shanklet
Collybia tuberosa 2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7536
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Collybia tuberosa Mushroom
Ref No: 7537
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream, Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on other fungi

Collybia tuberosa (Bull. ex Fr.) Kummer. Knolliger Rübling, Gombántermő (barnagumós) fülőke, Purperknolcollybia, Lentil Shanklet. Cap 5-l0mm across, convex becoming flat or rarely with an umbo; whitish or very weakly tinted buff; smooth, dry. Gills adnate, close, narrow; whitish. Stem 10-30 x 1mm, often flexuous; whitish; dry, attached to reddish-brown, tuber-like body. Flesh very thin; whitish. Odor not distinctive. Taste not distinctive. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, 4-5.5 x 2-3ě. Deposit white. Habitat numerous on remains of decaying mushrooms. Found widely distributed in North America. Season August-November (over-winters in California) and in Europe. Not edible.

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