Mushrooms: Hygrophorus agathosmus

Mushrooms: Hygrophorus agathosmus

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Class: Basidiomycetes
Scientific name: Hygrophorus agathosmus (Fries) Fries
Common name: Odorous hygrophorus

Morphological characteristics

Hat: 4-8 cm, first bell-shaped or rounded, then convex, finally flat, pale gray or ash, darker in the center, involute, viscous, smooth, moist margin.
Gills: decurrent, spaced, with lamellulae, white or whitish.
Stem: 5-7 x 1-1.5 cm, full, firm, cylindrical, whitish or pale brown, dotted with small brown flakes.
Meat: white, tender, odor of bitter amdorla, sweet taste.
spore: white.

Hygrophorus agathosmus(photo D. Borgarino

Edibility, habitat and observations

Relationship with the surrounding plant environment: symbiote mushroom.
It grows in coniferous woods, in summer-autumn.
Mediocre edible.

Video: Hygrophorus penarius. Champimaginatis. English Text (August 2022).