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Sulphur Tuft

Hypholoma fasciculare

Description:

This saprophytic mushroom grows in tight clusters on decaying wood. The cap is smooth and bicolored: yellowish close to edges, and darker orange-brown in the center. The gills are crowded and initially yellow. With the time and maturity, they would darken to a green-blackish colour. The spore print (which I did not do) is brown. No particular smell.

Habitat:

Grows in clusters on dead and decaying wood on forest floor. Here, observed protruding between the planks on pathways in protected marshes in Geneva lake valley.

Notes:

Toxic. Could be confounded (at least in my eyes) with Galerina marginata (also toxic) and Kuehneromyces mutabilis (edible and appreciated)

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.36, Long: 6.16

Spotted on Nov 2, 2019
Submitted on Feb 3, 2020

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