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Collybia dryophila   (Russet Toughshank)
North America, Europe
Cap 2-6 cm diameter, stem 2-6 cm tall * 0.2-0.5 cm diameter
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Collybia dryophila, also known as Gymnopus dryophilus, is a smallish agaric that has a pale tan cap, whitish gills, and a flushed tan stem. The mushroom occurs in troops or more or less tufted on soil and scattered leaves in a variety of forest types.

Cap convex, and russet to ochre. Gills only thinly attached to the stem, whitish and crowded. Spores are white. Stem more or less similarly coloured as the cap, more or less equal but slightly bulbous at the base. The mushroom has no ring.

Synonyms the mushroom is now known under the name Gymnopus dryophilus.

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) on the web site.
Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) on the MushroomExpert.Com web site.

Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very hard to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. We recommend, because of this, that you don't eat wild mushrooms at all, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushrooms listed here.

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