|synonyms: Ashen Knight, Brennender Erdritterling, Csípős pereszke, Tricolome vergeté|
|location: North America, Europe|
|fungus colour: Black or blackish, Grey to beige|
|normal size: 5-15cm|
|cap type: Convex to shield shaped|
|flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)|
|spore colour: White, cream or yellowish|
|habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground|
Tricholoma virgatum (Fr. ex Fr.) Kummer. Tricolome vergeté, Brennender Erdritterling, Csípős pereszke, Tricoloma vergato, Scherpe ridderzwam, Ashen Knight. Cap 3–7cm across, convex with a low broad umbo, brownish-black or greyish initially with violaceous tints, streaked with very fine black fibrils. Stem 50–90 x 10–18mm, white and smooth, often flushed grey. Flesh white to greyish. Taste bitter and peppery, smell musty. Gills greyish tinged flesh-colour, often browning at the edges. Spore print white. Spores 6.5–8 x 5–6um. Habitat deciduous and coniferous woods. Season autumn. Uncommon. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.
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