Choiromyces gangliformis

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

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Choiromyces gangliformis Vittad. (illustrated 60% life size) Fruit body 3–9cm across, very lumpy and bumpy (ganglioform); cream coloured. Flesh whitish with lightly marked network; smell slight, scented. Spores 19–23¼, spherical, not spiny but lightly verrucose. Asci 200×60¼, elongate-oval, 8-spored. Habitat in dry areas in mainland Europe, not reported from Britain. Edible but not choice.