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Scientific Name:Conocybe lactea; Family Bolbitaceae;

Order Agaricales

Habitat: Under paks, pines, hemlocks.

Color:,Cap, and stalk tan to brown, gills white to rust-colored.

Size: Cap is 1-2 cm in diameter, stalk is 10-20 cm long, 1-2 cm thick

Gills: Attached but nearly free, narrow, close.

Spore Print: Dark brown

Edibility: Edible

Characteristics: Distinctive narrow conical cap, with flared margins at its base. The cap is very smooth with long line radiating from the center It has two seasons, April and again in July - September. The Brown Dunce Cap ranges from Canada to Florida, as far west as Minnesota. They are often alone, but also can grow near each other

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