Observation 17610: Hebeloma erumpens
When: 2009-01-24
Collection location: Algarve, Portugal [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Habitat: Cistus ladanifer
Size: 5 cm

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Flaky stalk, tannish cap, brownish gills which appear to have whitish edges. Here in Pennsylvania, USA, H. crustuliniforme (which generally looks like this mushroom) is very common.
9% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
54% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Also noted a similar association in California
By: Peter G Werner (pgwerner)
2014-12-02 18:43:43 CST (-0500)

Would appreciate it if Europeans familiar with Cistophilous fungi could have a look at this:

http://mushroomobserver.org/191295

hebeloma
By: Dave in NE PA
2009-02-06 18:35:23 CST (-0500)

Yeah, that reddish cap center isn’t what I usually see in our H. crustuliniforme. But Roody (Mushrooms of West Virginia…) writes about it, “…darker yellow brown to reddish brown in the center.” The photo he uses (book may be found online) shows one specimen with a ring of darker color (radius about 1/3 of total).

curious two-toned cap; a cut above most of our boring tan hebelomas!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-02-06 11:22:27 CST (-0500)

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