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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
This site contains no information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.

Description
Tricholomopsis decora, also known as Prunes and Custard, is a medium to large, fleshy agaric, cap with brown fibrils on a predominantly yellow background with brown to blackish scales, thinning towards the margin. The mushroom grows on conifer logs late summer and fall.

Cap golden yellow, covered with fine grey-brown scales thinning towards the margin; at first convex, becoming broadly umbonate. Flesh pallid yellow and thin. Gills egg-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 mushroom has no ring.

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