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Tricholoma focale   (Booted Knight)
North America, Europe
Cap 5-10 cm diameter, stem 6-8 cm tall * 1-1.5 cm thick
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Tricholoma focale, also known as Booted Knight, is a medium-sized, fleshy agaric with orange-brown to reddish-brown with cream gills and a distinctively banded stem. The mushroom grows scattered or in small trooping groups on soil with pines in coastal locations.

Cap Orange-brown to reddish-brown, cracking as it ages; convex, developing a flat top, margin inrolled. Gills white, browning on gill edges with age; adnexed to free; moderately distant. Stem white and smooth above the shaggy ring, patterned with bands of large brown scales below; tapering continuously towards the base.

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