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Butter Cap Mushroom

Rhodocollybia butyracea

Description:

Four cm slightly inverted umbrella shape with ruffled edges. There were five in the grouping and this was the smaller in in image one. Beige on top. Smooth and dry. Strong mushroom (edible type) scent when close to nose ( 50cm) White gills are well-exposed. White spores in sparse amounts

Habitat:

On the side of a slope beneath a smooth-barked Bloodwood tree. Open area of Dianella and low grasses and the low ground cover in the first image which I cannot remember. By a narrow path near an oval. Several days of hard rain and it has just stooped (within minutes) so everything is soaked and dripping

Notes:

# ground mushrooms march 14. Very uncertain of this identifaication. Thanks to Bill Leithhead's site for the images and references

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StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 5 years ago

ID revised

StephenSolomons
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StephenSolomons

Gosford, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -33.38, Long: 151.48

Spotted on Mar 1, 2014
Submitted on Mar 1, 2014

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