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Yellow Knight

Tricholoma intermedium

Description:

Large (around 9cm diameter) dirty neon, yellow-capped mushroom that has a mostly flattened (slightly convex) shape. Gills are white, crowded, and do not attach directly to stipe (curve upwards first). Stipe is white, smooth, thick, and fairly short. Spore print is white. This specimen is likely Tricholoma intermedium as it displays a white stipe rather than a yellow one (like T. equestre). This is a first time spotting on Project Noah. Tricholoma intermedium is a gilled mushroom within the Tricholomataceae family. Its species name, "intermedium," came about as this particular fungus falls somewhere between Tricholoma equestre and Tricholoma sejunctum in terms of its features. Most species within the Tricholoma genus are white spored and mycorhizzal.

Habitat:

Growing in leaf litter/soil on the side of a steep ridge in a dense mixed hardwood/pine forest in Northwest Georgia (Gordon County), US. Mostly pines nearby.


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Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.58, Long: -84.69

Spotted on Nov 14, 2017
Submitted on Dec 20, 2017

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