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Scientific Name:Gomphidius subroseus; Family Gomphidaceae;

Order Agaricales

Habitat: Under conifers

Color:Cap Salmon colored, stalk white to yellow at base, gills white to smoky at edges.

Size: Cap is 4-6 cm in diameter, stalk is 3.5-7.5 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm thick

Gills: Decurrent, spaced.

Spore Print: Black

Edibility: Edible

Characteristics: Cap is slimy, smooth, and sunken. The top of the cap seems almost flast, and the gills run down the sides.  Is not as common in the East as it is in the west, but can be found. It's season runs from June - October in the West, and September-December in the Rockies and the East.

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