Laccaria striatula

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Laccaria striatula (Peck) Peck (illustrated 50% life size) Cap 1–4cm across, convex, soon becoming flattened; flesh-pink to pinkish-brown, striate; dry. Stem 20–50×2–4mm; pinkish-brown; fibrillose. Flesh brownish; smell not distinctive. Gills adnate, thick, widely spaced; pinkish. Spores 9–12.5×9–12.5¼, globose. Spore print white. Habitat on river banks and in damp places; summer to autumn. Rare. Unknown edibility.

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