Snow talker (Clitocybe pruinosa)
- Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
- Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
- Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
- Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
- Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
- Family: Tricholomataceae (Tricholomaceae or Ordinary)
- Genus: Clitocybe (Clitocybe or Talker)
- Species: Clitocybe pruinosa (Snow talker)
Description: A hat with a diameter of 3-4 cm, at first convex, with a curved edge, then broadly depressed with a thin lobed drooping edge, smooth, gray-brownish, gray-brownish with a darker middle, waxy-shiny in dry weather.
The plates are frequent, thin, slightly descending, whitish or yellowish.
The stem is thin, 4 cm long and about 0.3 cm in diameter, cylindrical, often curved, dense, smooth, full, light, one-color with plates.
The pulp is thin, dense, stiff in the leg, light, odorless or with a weak fruity (cucumber) odor.
Distribution: Snow talker grows in spring, from May to the end of May in light conifers (with spruce), on the roadsides, on the litter, in groups, rarely, not annually.
Evaluation: According to some literary information, the Snowspinner mushroom is edible.