Tubaria dispersa


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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Tubaria dispersa (Pers.) Singer syn. T. autochthona (Berk. & Broome) Sacc. (illustrated almost life size) Cap 0.5–2cm across, convex, then flattened, later centrally depressed; ochre-buff, margin striate; minutely felty. Stem 15–30Γ—1–2mm, thickened upwards and often wavy; whitish. Flesh whitish; taste and smell not distinctive. Gills pale lemon, becoming tinged ochraceous. Spores 4.5–7.5Γ—2.5–5ΒΌ, elliptical, very minutely roughened. Spore print ochraceous. Habitat with hawthorn; summer to autumn. Frequent. Unknown edibility.

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