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Hebeloma crustuliniforme       PoisonPie 

Description

Caps are 4-6 cm across, slippery to dry, smooth, convex to flat, with a low knob, red-brown at the centre, and fading to pallid at margin.  Flesh is white and bitter. Gills are attached, close, white to cinnamon-brown, with toothed edge, and beaded with droplets in humid weather.  Stalks are up to 8 cm tall by 15 mm broad, cottony-hairy, and white.  Ring is absent. Spore prints are ochre to pale brown.  It fruits on the ground in open woods. Poisonous.

Photo: Greg Thorn