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Tricholoma sejunctum   (False Edible Trich)
North America, Europe
Cap 4-10 cm diameter

Tricholoma sejunctum, also known as False Edible Trich, has a green or brown cap that is domed and flattening with age. Its surface has dark fibrils and is greasy in wet weather. It causes nausea if eaten.

Cap pallid, yellowish or greenish with fine, brownish or tan, radiating fibrils; at first convex, becoming flattened, with broad umbo, slightly sticky. Flesh off-white, tinted yellow under the cap skin. Gills whitish ochre, emarginate, very broad, crowded. Stem coloured as the cap, but more pallid, smooth, more or less equal or tapering upwards. It develops yellow flushes with age. The mushroom has no ring.

Similar species Tricholoma portentosum has darker hat, and Tricholoma arvernense grows in coniferous forest. The poisonous Amanita phalloides is distinguished by it's volva, stem ring, and free gills.

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