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Similar fiber (Inocybe assimilata)


  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Inocybaceae (Fiber)
  • Genus: Inocybe (Fiber)
  • Species: Inocybe assimilata (similar fiber)

Inocybe assimilata

External description

The hat is 1-4 cm in diameter. In a young mushroom, it has a wide conical or bell-shaped shape. In the process of growth, it becomes wide-convex, forming a tubercle in the center. Has a fibrous and dry texture. Some mushrooms may have a cap with brown or brown-black scales. The edges of the mushroom are first tucked up, then raised. The pulp has a yellowish or whitish color and an unpleasant odor that distinguishes this mushroom from others.

The hymenophore of the fungus is lamellar. The plates themselves grow narrowly to the stem. They are often located. Initially, they may have a cream color, then they gain a brown-red color with light, weakly jagged edges. Besides the records, there are many records.

The legs are 2-6 cm long and 0.2-0.6 cm thick. They are the same color as the mushroom cap. A powdery coating may form in the upper part. The old mushroom has a hollow stem, usually with a tuberous white thickening at the base. Private bedspread quickly disappearing, white color.

The spore powder has a dark brown color. Spores can be 6-10×4-7 microns in size. They are uneven and angular in shape, light brown in color. Basidia are tetrasporous, 23-25×8-10 microns in size. Cheilocystids and pleurocystids can be clavate, cylindrical or fusiform with a size of 45-60×11-18 microns.

Inocybe umbrina


Quite often found in Asia, Europe and North America. Usually grows singly or in small groups. Distributed in coniferous and mixed forests in the above range.

Inocybe umbrina

Nutritional properties

There is no information on the toxic properties of the fungus. The effect on the human body is also poorly understood. It is not harvested or grown. The mushroom contains the poison muscarine. This substance can damage the autonomic nervous system, causing high blood pressure, nausea, and dizziness.

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