Scaly Knight Tricholoma vaccinum (Schaeff.) P. Kumm. (illustrated 50% life size) Cap 4–7cm across, slightly umbonate; flesh-brown, darker towards the centre; disrupting into woolly scales. Stem 30–45×8–12mm; paler than cap; often hollow, fibrous. Flesh pallid to rosy; taste bitter, smell mealy. Gills white at first, later pallid flesh-colour. Spores 5–7×4–5¼, ovate. Spore print white. Habitat in conifer0us woods; late summer to late autumn. Uncommon. Edible but poor.