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Tapinella panuoides   (Oyster Rollrim)
Europe, North America
Cap 1-8 cm diameter
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Tapinella panuoides, also known as Oyster Rollrim, is a medium-sized agaric with a pale buff cap, gills, and a lateral attachment. It grows either solitarily or in clusters on conifer debris.

Cap pallid buff with ochre or fulvous tinges. It is mussel- or tongue-shaped, wavy, initially downy, and then becomes smooth. Occasionally, it may have a lilac tinge towards the point of attachment. The flesh is pallid, thin and tough. Gills initially buff with an olive-yellow tinge, becoming darker when bruised. They are decurrent, crowded, and branched. Stem absent, or present only as a small lateral extension. Spore print reddish-brown.

Microscopic Features: Spores are ellipsoidal, smooth, measuring 5-6.5 x 3-4.5 ┬Ám.

Synonyms: Paxillus panuoides is an older name.

Tapinella panuoides on the First Nature Web site.
Tapinella panuoides on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

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