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Rickenella swartzii
Family
Tricholomataceae
Location
Europe
Dimensions
Cap 0.5-1 cm diameter, stem 2-4 cm tall * 0.1-0.2 cm thick
Edibility
Inedible

Description
Rickenella swartzii is a tiny agaric that is pale grey to grey-brown. The cap center (navel) is almost black while it is cream-coloured at the margin. The top of the stem is tinged dark violet. It grows in scattered trooping groups in lawns and other grasslands, typically with moss.

Cap convex, expanding to nearly plane, sometimes centrally depressed; margin decurved. Flesh cream, very thin. Gills pallid, deeply decurrent, fairly well-spaced, at first whitish, then cream-colored. Spores whitish colored. Stem round, equal except enlarged at the apex; surface like the cap.




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