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Welcome to Mushroom World, your resource for mushroom information. On this site you can search for mushrooms in our database and discuss fungi on the forums. You can use information from this site to identify fungus, but do not eat mushrooms you are not 100% certain of. Use many resources, and be skeptical of your own conclusions. The responsibility for the identification is yours; the site takes no responsibility for damage caused by wrong identifications. Please read the disclaimer.

Help identifying a mushroom

If you know how a mushroom looks, but need help to identify it, try our Mushroom identification helper. You can browse there mushroom pictures and perhaps find a match.

Today's Mushroom

Todays mushroom is Tricholomopsis decora (Yellow Rider). The mushroom is Inedible. It grows in North America, Europe.

Description: Medium to large, fleshy agaric, cap with brown fibrils on a predominantly yellow background with brown to blackish scales, thinning towards the margin.

Cap egg-yellow, densely covered with brownish, firbrillose scales thinning towards the margin; at first convex, becoming broadly umbonate. Flesh pallid yellow and thin. Gills egg-yellow, adnexed very broad, crowded. Spores Spore print white. Stem yellow and covered with brownish, fibrillose scales, less densely than on cap, more or less equal. Ring absent.

Dimensions: Cap 4-12 cm diameter, stem 3.5-5.5 cm tall * 1-1.5 cm thick

If you are interested in this mushroom, look it up in our database. You can find more detailed pictures there.

Tricholomopsis decora
Tricholomopsis decora

Forums

General mushroom discussion

General mushroom hunting discussions. You can write here about anything having to do with mushrooms.

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Mushrooms in Europe

Discussion about mushrooms in Europe. You can also post your ID questions here, but remember, it is very difficult to be 100% certain of the ID of a mushroom from just descriptions and photos online.

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NikRod
12/15/2016
Mushrooms in Scandinavia

Discussion about mushrooms in Scandinavia. Beside English, you can also write in this forum in for example Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish. If you post your ID questions here, but don't eat any mushroom you are not 100% certain of it's ID.

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Mikael
9/7/2015
Mushrooms in North America

Discussion about mushrooms in North America. You can also post your ID questions here, but remember, it is very difficult to be 100% certain of the ID of a mushroom from just descriptions and photos online.

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Tddijulio
1/17/2017
Mushrooms in South America

Discussion about mushrooms in South America. You can also post your ID questions here, but remember, it is very difficult to be 100% certain of the ID of a mushroom from just descriptions and photos online.

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AntonioGiugno
1/18/2017
Mushrooms in Australia

Discussion about mushrooms in Australia and New Zealand. You can also post your ID questions here, but remember, it is very difficult to be 100% certain of the ID of a mushroom from just descriptions and photos online.

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Micheald199
6/24/2016
Mushrooms in Asia

Discussion about mushrooms in Asia. You can also post your ID questions here, but remember, it is very difficult to be 100% certain of the ID of a mushroom from just descriptions and photos online.

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Karma
4/8/2016