Stropharia albonitens

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Stropharia albonitens (Fr.) P. Karst. (illustrated 35% life size) Cap 2–6cm across, convex, often umbonate; white to cream, yellowish at the centre; smooth, viscid. Stem 40–80×3–5mm; white, yellow-floccose below the apical ring zone. Flesh white; thin; taste and smell not distinctive. Gills sinuate; pale violet-grey-brown. Spores 8–9×4–5¼, elliptical. Spore print purple-black. Habitat in grassy meadows; summer to autumn. Very rare. Not edible.

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