Observation 180864: Hygrophorus eburneus (Bull.) Fr.
When: 2014-07-28
(49.44361° 75.44861° 861m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Hygrophorus eburneus (Fr.) Fr. Hygrophoraceae, Agaricales. (White Waxy Cap, Гигрофор (?) белый)
White slimy mushroom with thick rare gills.
Cap: 4-10cm, bell-shaped when young, convex, broadly convex up to almost flat, the edge of margin curved in for convex cap, smooth and slimy in wet weather, white or yellowish-white. Very young bell-shaped cap has weak cotton that disappears fast.
Gills: attached, thick and distant with some branching and intermediate short gills, narrow or moderately broad (broad for old one) white or with cream coloring up to yellowish-white with aging.
Stalk: 6-10cm long, 1.5-2.5cm thick, sometimes slightly enlarged down, whitish, white near gills, sometimes with indistinct cottony rim under cap, yellowish- or grayish-white when old and dead.
Habitat: single or small group scattered in pine-tree forest with single birches.
Edibility: no accurate data (published that it is edible, but for varieties without cotton at all).
Season: June-September.

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14.09.2013 688_710 49.456542°"N”, 75.4710°"E”, 844m.

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