Public Description of Clitopilus prunulus (Scop.) P. Kumm.

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Name: Clitopilus prunulus (Scop.) P. Kumm.
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Entolomataceae

General Description:

From Jian et al. 2019 based on the epitype:
Basidiomata clitocyboid, usually medium-sized to large. Pileus 25–70 mm wide, convex to applanate; surface whitish (1A1) to dirty white (3A1),
glabrous or velvet; margin incurved, then straight, sometimes slightly undulate. Lamellae decurrent, pinkish (3A2), somewhat crowded to crowded, edges entire
and concolorous, lamellulae numerous. Stipe 10–25 × 5–10 mm, usually central, subcylindrical or slightly flexuous, concolorous with pileus, usually minutely
pruinose; the base usually showed white (1A1) mycelium. Odor farinaceous.


“Common Name: Sweetbread Mushroom”

Description author: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: IntoTheFlames