Girdled Knight

Tricholoma cingulatum

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Girdled Knight Tricholoma cingulatum (Almfelt) Jacobashch (illustrated 45% life size) Cap 3.5–6cm across, expanded convex with a slight umbo; pale grey; covered in fine, grey-brown felt. Stem 50–80×8–12mm; whitish; somewhat woolly ring. Flesh white; taste and smell mealy. Gills emarginate; whitish. Spores 4–5.5×2.5–3.5¼. Spore print white. Habitat usually with willows; late summer to late autumn. Occasional. Edible.

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