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Conocybe apala   (Milky Conecap)
Family
Bolbitiaceae
Location
North America and Europe
Dimensions
Cap 0.8-1.5 cm diameter, stem 3-6 cm tall * 0.2-0.3 cm thick
Edibility
Inedible

Description
Conocybe apala, also know as Conocybe albipes and commonly Milky Conecap, is a small agaric found growing among short green grass.

Cap pale cream to silvery-white colour and may sometimes have a darker yellow to brown colouration towards the central umbo. Its hood-shaped conical cap expands with age and may flatten out, the surface being marked by minute radiating ridges. Gills adnexed or free, rust coloured or cinnamon brown and quite dense. The gills may be visible through the thin cap. Stem coloured as cap, elongated, thin, hollow and more or less equal along its length. The mushroom has no ring.

Conocybe apala on the First Nature Web site.




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