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Hypholoma capnoides   (Conifer Tuft)
North America, Europe
Cap 3-7 cm diameter, stem 5-8 cm tall, 0.5-1 cm thick
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Hypholoma capnoides, also known as Conifer Tuft, is a small or medium-sized agaric that has a yellowish-orange cap and has veil remnants visible at the pale margin. It is greasy when wet.

Cap yellow to an orange or brownish colour with pale yellow flesh. Gills are initially pale orangish-yellow, pale grey when mature, and later darker purple/brown. Spore print dark burgundy/brown. Stem yellowish, somewhat rust-brown below.

Hypholoma capnoides on the First Nature Web site.
Hypholoma capnoides 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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