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White cap (Conocybe albipes) White cap (Conocybe albipes) White cap (Conocybe albipes)

White cap (Conocybe albipes)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Bolbitiaceae (Bolbitiaceae)
  • Genus: Conocybe
  • Species: Conocybe albipes (White cap)

White cap (Conocybe albipes)

Description: A hat with a diameter of 2-3 cm, conical, then bell-shaped, later sometimes convex, with a high tubercle and a thin raised edge, wrinkled, with waxy powdery, matte, light, whitish, milky white, grayish-whitish, yellowish-grayish, in wet weather it is grayish-brownish, with a yellow-brownish top.

Plates of medium frequency, wide, adherent, first grayish-brownish, then brown, ocher-brown, later brownish-brown, rusty-brown.

Spore powder is red-brown.

The stem is long, 8-10 cm and about 0.2 cm in diameter, cylindrical, even, with a noticeable nodule at the base, smooth, slightly mealy at the top, hollow, whitish, whitish at the base.

The pulp is thin, tender, brittle, whitish or yellowish, with a faint unpleasant odor.

White cap (Conocybe albipes)

Distribution: White cap grows from late June to late September in open spaces, along the edges of roads, on lawns, in the grass and on the soil, singly and in small groups, it is rare, in hot weather it lasts only two days.

Grade: Edible not known.

White cap (Conocybe albipes) White cap (Conocybe albipes) White cap (Conocybe albipes)

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