Tricholoma scalpturatum

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Tricholoma scalpturatum

22 October 2005 Bedfordshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, expanding with age with a central bump, coarsely scaly, pale to dark brown, to about 10 cm across

Gills

Adnate to emarginate, broad, white, staining yellow with age

Stem

Equal, white

Flesh

White

Smell

Mealy

Taste

Mealy

Season

Summer to autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

In deciduous woods

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (4-6) x (3-4) µm2

Edibility

Said to be edible, caution advised

Additional Photographs

Tricholoma scalpturatum

22 October 2005 Bedfordshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin