Limacella delicata


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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Limacella delicata (Fr.) Earle (illustrated 60% life size) Cap 2–5cm across, domed; red-brown to pinkish-red. Stem 30–40×4–7mm; white; flaky, with double-ring effect. Flesh white; smell and taste distinct. Gills free with a decurrent notch; white. Spores 3.5–5×4¼, spherical. Spore print white. Habitat in mixed woods and greenhouses; late summer to early winter. Very rare. Not edible.

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