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Tricholomopsis decora   (Prunes and Custard)
Family
Tricholomataceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 4-12 cm diameter, stem 3.5-5.5 cm tall * 1-1.5 cm thick
Edibility
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Description
Tricholomopsis decora, commonly referred to as Prunes and Custard, is a medium to large fleshy agaric. Its cap features brown fibrils against a predominantly yellow background. This mushroom typically grows on conifer logs during late summer and fall.

Cap golden yellow, covered with fine grey-brown scales thinning towards the margin. It is at first convex, becoming broadly umbonate or almost flat at maturity. The flesh is pallid yellow and thin and not changing when sliced. Gills yellow to brownish yellow, adnexed, very broad, crowded. Spores Spore print white. Stem yellow and covered with brownish, fibrillose scales, less densely than on cap, more or less equal. The stem has no ring. Spore print white.

Microscopic Features: Spores are ellipsoidal, smooth, measuring 6-8 x 4-5┬Ám, and are inamyloid.

Tricholomopsis decora on the first-nature.com Web site.
Tricholomopsis decora on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

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