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Fairy ring mushroom

Marasmius oreades


cap: 4.5 diam. flat. light tan colour, paler in middle. very slight umbo at centre. overall shape is round but margin is coarsely jagged. cap is damp (it was raining) and not totally smooth (felty). flesh interior is buff. very thin. gills: free from stem. not close. gill edges smooth. partial gills between full ones starting at margin. light tan. depth 7mm. spore print: white stem: 7.c cm long. 5mm thick. consistent width over length. light tan at top changing to medium brown by bottom. stem is tough flesh. very slight twist. no ring, no volva. interior same colour as cap. tough vertical fibres. not hollow.


In a broad line on tended grass

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Talence, Aquitaine, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Oct 4, 2013
Submitted on Oct 4, 2013

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