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Hypholoma capnoides   (Conifer Tuft)
North America, Europe
Cap 3-7 cm diameter, stem 5-8 cm tall, 0.5-1 cm thick

Hypholoma capnoides, also known as Conifer Tuft, is a small or medium-sized agaric that 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 First Nature Web site.
Hypholoma capnoides on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

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