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YELLOWISH WHITE MELANOLEUCA
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|Scientific Name:Melanoleuca alboflavida; Family Tricholomataceae;
Habitat: In deciduous woods
Color:Cap white to buff, gills white, stalk white
Size: Cap is 5-10 cm in diameter, stalk is 3-15 cm long, 0.5-1 cm thick
Gills: Attached , narrow, crowded.
Spore Print: white
Edibility: Edible, but not recommended
Characteristics: The Cap is wide, bellshaped to flat. It is moist and smooth but not slimy. The stalk is long and thin, and fairly brittle. The lives from June to September, all areas east of the Great Plains. It is edible but looks very much like the poisonus Entolomas, which have salmon colored spores.
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