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Melanoleuca alboflavida

Yellowish-white Melanoleuca

Family Tricholomataceae


Potentially Edible
Whitish cap with white gills and slender, straight, white stalk with teisted lines of dark fibers.

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Description

Cap:5-10 cm (2-4") wide. Bell-
shaped, expanding to flat. Moist, smooth, yellow-brown becoming white.

Gills: Attached, crowded, narrow, whitish.

 


Cap and Stalk (Limor Weizmann Ponkapoag Bog, MA)
Cap and Stalk

Gills  (Limor Weizmann Ponkapoag Bog, MA))
Gills



Stalk: : 3-15 cm (1 -6") long and 0.5-1 cm (1/4-3/8") thick. Solid, brittle, fibrous-lined, whitish to buff.

 

Spore print: White.

 

Habitat and Range

Individual to several, in deciduous woods. East of Great Plains.

Season

June- September.

Comments:

Very similar to poisonous Entoloma and can only be differentiated by spore print.

 

 

Top of Cap  (Limor Weizmann Ponkapoag Bog, MA)
Top of Cap

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