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synonyms: Inocbye méconnu, Knolliger Risspilz
Inocybe praetervisa Mushroom
Ref No: 8662
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location: Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Yellow, Brown
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Conical or nearly so
stem type: Simple stem
flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Inocybe praetervisa Quél.
Knolliger Risspilz, Inocbye méconnu. Cap 3–5cm across, bell-shaped then expanded, dirty yellowish-brown, fibrous, splitting radially. Stem 50–60 x 3–8mm, with submarginate bulb, white then pale straw, entirely finely mealy. Flesh white discolouring yellowish in stem. Taste mild, smell faintly of meal. Gills whitish at first later clay-brown. Cheilo- and pleurocystidia fusoid with thickened hyaline or pale yellowish walls and apical encrustation. Spore print clay-brown. Spores oblong with numerous distinct angular knobs, 10–12 x 7–9µ. Habitat mixed woods, often under beech. Season late summer to late autumn. Uncommon. Not edible most Inocybes have been found to contain toxins. Found In Europe.

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erminio ferrari (Italy) - 19 April 2011

Simile ad I. praetervisa per la taglia grande, ma differente per i caratteri microscopici. Raccolta effettuata in Valle Vigezzo (Piemonte,Italia), presso Abete rosso.
Inocybe praetervisa
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