Observation 173935: Melanoleuca alboflavida (Peck) Murrill
When: 2014-07-23
(49.4063° 75.3971° 968m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Melanoleuca alboflavida (Pk.) Murr. Tricholomataceae, Agaricales. (Yellowish-white Melanoleuca. Большая белая рядовка)
Big light flat fragile mushroom.
Cap: 8-18cm, broad, slightly convex or flat, sometimes a little sunken, smooth; color changed from white up to yellowish-white when old. Cap looks as a pancake (thick skin or thin flesh + gills).
Gills attached, thin and close to high density, narrow or moderately broad, white or with slightly cream coloring. Odor is weak and pleasant.
Stalk: 8-16cm long, white, 1-2cm thick, slightly enlarged down, some fibrous with age and brownish-white.
Habitat: rare kind, small group scattered in pine-tree forest with single birches, among pine-trees in shady places of well-wooded forest (often with wild strawberry). I meet this kind over last 20 years, but not every year.
Edibility: good.
Season: June-August.

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Melanoleuca melaleuca (Fr.) Murr._31.07.2007.jpg
31.07.2007 (49.405834°"N”, 75.423692°"E”, 1050m)
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Melanoleuca alboflavida_GPS_213.jpg
49.37619°"N”, 75.40886°"E”, 1014m.
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49.37619°"N”, 75.40886°"E”, 1014m.
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Melanoleuca alboflavida_old_GPS_215.jpg
49.38394°"N”, 75.40550°"E”, 1124m

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Created: 2014-08-13 23:14:24 CDT (-0500)
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