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Rickenella swartzii
Family
Tricholomataceae
Location
Europe
Dimensions
Cap 0.5-1 cm diameter, stem 2-4 cm tall * 0.1-0.2 cm thick
Edibility
This site contains no information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.

Description
Rickenella swartzii is a tiny agaric that is pale grey to grey-brown. The cap center (navel) is almost black while it is cream-coloured at the margin. The top of the stem is tinged dark violet. It grows in scattered trooping groups in lawns and other grasslands, typically with moss.

Cap convex, expanding to nearly plane, sometimes centrally depressed; margin decurved. Flesh cream, very thin. Gills pallid, deeply decurrent, fairly well-spaced, at first whitish, then cream-coloured. Spores whitish colored. Stem round, equal except enlarged at the apex; surface like the cap.

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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