Lyophyllum infumatum

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Lyophyllum infumatum

25 October 2013 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Lyophyllum deliberatum

Cap

Convex, expanding with age, often with a broad central bump, smooth, hygrophanous, yellowish brown to grey brown, bruising black, to about 9 cm across

Gills

Moderately crowded, adnate, sometimes with a decurrent tooth, whitish, bruising bluish then black

Stem

Cylindrical to club shaped, whitish to greyish, turning slowly black on bruising

Flesh

Whitish, slowly turning black

Smell

Mealy

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Very rarely recorded, quite probably overlooked or misidentified

Habitat

Usually in coniferous woods, rarely with deciduous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores almond shaped or rhomboidal depending on viewpoint, smooth (8.5-11.5) x (5-6.5) µm2.

Edibility

Unknown

Notes

Both collections were found in the same location. They were identified using the keys and descriptions in Funga Nordica. The identification has not been independently confirmed.

Additional Photographs

Lyophyllum infumatum

Spores viewed with a x100 immersion objective and x2.5 projection lens. 25 October 2013 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Lyophyllum infumatum

RBG Kew herbarium accession number K(M)167655. 2 October 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin