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Tricholomopsis decora   (Prunes and Custard)
North America, Europe
Cap 4-12 cm diameter, stem 3.5-5.5 cm tall * 1-1.5 cm thick
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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.

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