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Tricholoma sejunctum   (Deceiving Knight)
North America, Europe
Cap 4-10 cm diameter
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Tricholoma sejunctum, also known as the Deceiving Knight, has a green or brown cap that is domed and flattens with age. Its surface features dark fibrils and becomes greasy in wet weather. It grows in temperate zones, forming mycorrhizal relationships with oaks and other hardwoods, and can be found either scattered or gregariously.

Cap pallid, yellowish or greenish with fine, brownish or tan, radiating fibrils; at first convex, becoming flattened, with broad umbo, slightly sticky. The flesh is off-white, tinted yellow under the cap skin. Gills whitish ochre, emarginate, very broad, crowded. Stem white with a hint of yellow, later turning dirty yellow-buff, cylindrical, smooth with fine lengthwise fibrils. The stem has no ring. Spore print white.

Microscopic Features: Spores are ellipsoidal, smooth, measuring 5-7 x 4-6μm, and non-amyloid.

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