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Conocybe apala   (Milky Conecap)
Family
Bolbitiaceae
Location
North America and Europe
Dimensions
Cap 0.8-1.5 cm diameter, stem 3-6 cm tall * 0.2-0.3 cm thick
Edibility
This site contains no information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.

Description
Conocybe apala, also know as Conocybe albipes and commonly Milky Conecap, is a small agaric found growing among short green grass.

Cap pale cream to silvery-white colour and may sometimes have a darker yellow to brown colouration towards the central umbo. Its hood-shaped conical cap expands with age and may flatten out, the surface being marked by minute radiating ridges. Gills adnexed or free, rust coloured or cinnamon brown and quite dense. The gills may be visible through the thin cap. Stem coloured as cap, elongated, thin, hollow and more or less equal along its length. The mushroom has no ring.

Conocybe apala on the First Nature 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.

Although efforts have been made to ensure accuracy on this website, the information may contain errors and omissions and should not be relied upon and be used as any basis for eating any plants or mushrooms.




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