Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Mycena galericulata

By marianomariano | Nature - mushrooms | 28 Sep 2019


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Mycena galericulata - Hat diameter 20-60 mm, hygrophanous; young conical, bell-shaped, later flat. Surface smooth, radially wrinkled, off-white, gray-white, gray-brown, meat-brown, with a darker center. Edge, especially when wet, striate with translucent plaques.

Lamellae rare, at the bottom veinly connected, converging with a notch; young whitish, quickly pinkish.

Stem 30-70 mm high, 2-4 mm thick; slender, tubular, fibrous, with a root tip; on the surface smooth, shiny, hat colors.

Thin, watery, grayish flesh. Faint taste, flour flour.

Occurrence: In all types of forests; on stumps, branches, rotten wood of deciduous and coniferous trees, sometimes on the ground, on a thick layer of humus. It grows in large groups, in bundles, very rarely individually; from May to November. Very common.

Value: Edible mushroom.

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