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Hypholoma capnoides   (Conifer Tuft Psilocybe)
Family
Strophariaceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 3-7 cm diameter, stem 5-8 cm tall, 0.5-1 cm thick
Edibility
Inedible

Description
This small or medium sized agaric has a yellowish orange cap and has veil remnants visible at the pale margin. It is greasy when wet.

Cap yellow to orange or brownish colour with pale yellow flesh. Gills initially pale orangish-yellow, pale grey when mature, later darker purple/brown. Spore print dark burgundy/brown. Stem yellowish, somewhat rust-brown below.

Similar species Hypholoma fasciculare and Hypholoma sublateritium, which are poisonous, also Hypholoma radicosum which is much rarer but is found in similar sites.

Hypholoma capnoides on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.



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