Tricholoma cingulatum

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Tricholoma cingulatum

October 2004 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, then expanding with a broad central bump, finely scaly, grey to grey brown, to about 5 cm across

Gills

Emarginate, white

Stem

Equal, scaly, with a prominent ring, white

Flesh

White

Smell

Mealy

Taste

Mealy

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

In deciduous woods, associated with willow

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (4.5-6) x (2.5-3.5) µm2

Edibility

Edible

Notes

This fungus is distinguished from other Tricholoma species by presence of a ring