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Stropharia hornemannii

Caps are 2-13 cm across, smooth, convex to flat, with a cottony margin, and are brown to red-brown, and sometimes with a purplish tinge. The taste is unpleasant. Gills are attached, close, pale grey, and age purple-brown.  Stalks are up to 15 cm tall by 2 cm wide, white to yellow, and shaggy below the ring.  The ring is persistent, and white at first but turns dark brown with the spore deposit.   Spore prints are  purple-brown.  It fruits under conifers. Not edible.