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Conocybe lactea.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Conocybe apala, Milchweisses Samthaubchen
Conocybe lactea 2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7548
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Conocybe lactea Mushroom
Ref No: 7549
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: White to cream, Yellow
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Conical or nearly so
stem type: Bulbous base of stem, Stem much longer than cap diameter
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows on the ground, Grows on plant material/manure

Conocybe lactea (Lange) Metrod syn. Galera lactea Lange New syn. Conocybe apala Milchweisses Samthaubchen. Cap 1-2.5cm across, conical to narrowly bell-shaped, whitish to yellowish-cream, not hygrophanous or striate. Stem 30-110 x 1-2mm, ending in a rounded bulb, white, powdery near apex. Flesh thin. Gills cinnamon. Cheilocystidia thin-walled, skittle-shaped with swollen body, narrow neck and distinct head 4.5-5.7 wide. Spores elliptic, with a germ-pore, 11.5-15 x 7-10. Basidia four-spored. Habitat on lawns, roadsides, sawdust and sand-dunes. Season late summer to late autumn. Uncommon. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Ricky Rasquedo (United Kingdom) - 01 July 2009

Found in farm field, late June.
Conocybe lactea
Ricky Rasquedo (United Kingdom) - 01 July 2009

Found in farm field, late June.
Conocybe lactea
Ricky Rasquedo (United Kingdom) - 01 July 2009

Found in farm field, late June.
Conocybe lactea
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