|synonyms: Knolliger R¨¹bling, Lentil Shanklet|
|location: North America, Europe|
|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 Rubling, 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 2-3́. 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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