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Panaeolus ater.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Dunkler Düngerling, Sötét trágyagomba
Panaeolus ater Mushroom
Ref No: 8465
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Black or blackish, Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
spore colour: Purplish to black
habitat: Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

Panaeolus ater (Lange) Kühn. & Romagn. syn. P. fimicola (Fr.) Quél. s. Ricken. Dunkler Düngerling, Sötét trágyagomba. Cap 1.5–4.5cm across, hemispherical with slight umbo, dark brown when moist drying buff or tan from margin inwards. Stem 20–80 x 2–5mm, buff or tan to darker brown, paler at apex, base covered in fine white down. Flesh thin, brown. Taste mushroomy, smell none. Gills adnate, grey at first soon becoming mottled black then finally totally black. Spore print black. Spores lemon-shaped, 10–14 x 7–8um. Habitat on lawns or in short grass under trees. Season spring to autumn. Frequent. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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