Cystoderma amianthinum, also known as Earthy Powdercap or Saffron parasol, is a small to medium, fleshy agaric with ochre-yellow cap, white or cream gills has a coarsely granular stem with ring. It grows solitary or scattered in small tufted groups in damp mossy grassland, in coniferous forest clearings, or on wooded heaths.
ochraceous or yellowish tan, convex to bell-shaped, and later flat with a slight depression around a low umbo (central boss). It is dry and powdery, often with a shaggy or fringed margin. Gills
initially white, becoming creamy later. They are adnexed (narrowly attached to the stem), and initially quite crowded. Spore
print is white.
cylindrical, and has a flaky-granular sheath beneath a fleeting, powdery ring. Flesh
dirty yellow, firm and stuffed.
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