pitufo's picture

Agrocybe rivulosa (thanks Flaxton)

Observed: 28th July 2013 By: pitufopitufo’s reputation in Fungi and Lichenspitufo’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
User comments
User comments
User comments
User comments
User comments
User comments
User comments
DSCN4196.pixi_
Description:

Cap: 6.5 cm Cream/beige colour, dark cracking with age
Gills: Adnate, crowded, pale grey/beige when young turning brown with age
Spores: dark brown, 12 x 6.8 um
Veil: present on young specimen, tearing with age and leaving veil remnants on stem as ring
Stem: 7.5 x 1-2 cm (widening at base), stem snapped cleanly and hollow. Rhizomorphic mycelium at base.
Habitat: wood chip

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

pitufo's picture

Thank you Flaxton

Great - it would have taken me an awfully long time to solve that one..

Spore size fits exactly with published (10-12 x 6-7um)