Tricholoma fulvum

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Tricholoma fulvum

26 October 2007 Berkshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, expanding with age, with a broad central bump, finely scaly, margin furrowed, reddish brown, to about 10 cm across

Gills

Adnate to emarginate, broad, yellow, developing brown spots with age

Stem

Equal, reddish brown, apex pale

Flesh

White to pale yellow

Smell

Mealy

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

In deciduous and mixed woods, favouring birch, but also with beech and oak

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (5-7) x (3.5-5) µm2

Edibility

Possibly poisonous

Additional Photographs

Tricholoma fulvum

October 2004 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin