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Xerula furfuracea

Rooted Collybia

Family Tricholomataceae


Potentially Edible
Tall brown stalk and brownish, smooth to radially wrinkled cap.

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Description

Cap: 3-15 cm (1-6") wide. Broadly convex, knobbed, smooth to radially wrinkled, slippery when wet. Yellow-brown to smoky.

Gills: Attached, broad, well-spaced and white.

Cap (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Cap



Gills (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Gills




Stalk:25 cm (10") tall and 1.5 cm (5/8") thick. Brittle, smooth to powdery, brown, paler near apex. Long, black, root-like extension.

 

Spore print: White.


Habitat and Range

On or near old stumps in woods. Throughout North America.  

Season

June-October

 

Stalk (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Stalk

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