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Tapinella atrotomentosa   (Velvet Rollrim)
North America, Europe, Central America and Asia
Cap 12-28 cm diameter, stem 3-9 cm tall * 2-5 cm thick
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Tapinella atrotomentosa, also known as Paxillus atrotomentosus or Velvet Rollrim is a large or massive agaric that has a brown cap, buff gills and a dark brown, velvety, sometimes eccentric stem. The mushroom grows single or in groups or clumps on decaying conifer logs, stumps, roots, or partially buried wood.

Cap sepia- or walnut brown in colour with an inrolled cap margin and depressed centre. The cap is covered with dark brown or black velvety fur. Gills cream-yellow and forked, becoming ochre and spotted rust with age. Spores are sienna-brown. Stem thick, dark brown and juts out sidewards from the mushroom. The mushroom has no ring.

Synonymes Paxillus atrotomentosus is a older name.

Tapinella atrotomentosa on the First Nature Web site.
Tapinella atrotomentosa 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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