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Butter Cap?

Observed: 11th June 2011 By: Mushroom LadyMushroom Lady’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMushroom Lady’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMushroom Lady’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMushroom Lady’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Collybia butyracea poss
Collybia butyracea poss 1
Description:

Cap felt greasy and peeled away from gills. Found in coniferous litter.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

Andy Overall's picture

Collybia butyracea

This now Rhodocollybia butyracea, var. asema has been consigned to the bin.
What you have in the picture is most likely correct yet I don't recall seeing a specimen with such sunken centre to the cap, usually more umbonate. But this may be due to dry conditions.

Andy Overall
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