Observation 11499: Paxillus involutus (Batsch) Fr.

When: 2008-09-23

Collection location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: barbarisch

No specimen available

Found on urban grass. Many mushrooms of this type in this location. Cap size approx. 3 to 4 inches in picture. Inrolled margin. Gills fairly close, somewhat decurrent. Stipe in picture about 1.5 inches thick. Overall color beige.

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Paxillus usually mycorrhizal
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-09-24 03:34:43 CDT (-0500)

Knowing what species of trees were nearby will improve chances of accurate identification.

Created: 2008-09-23 22:47:36 CDT (-0500)
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