Valentín Castańera Herrero, Alberto Pérez Puente, José Luis Alonso Alonso
SETAS Y HONGOS DE CANTABRIA, 2011
Scientific name:Bonomyces sinopicus (Fr.) Vizzini 2014 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 14.10.2015: Agaricus sinopicus Fr. 1818 Clitocybe sinopica (Fr.) P. Kumm. 1871 Clitocybe sinopica var. sinopica (Fr.) P. Kumm. 1871 Omphalia sinopica (Fr.) Quél. 1886 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 3-6(10)cm across, first convex, soon plane and infundibuliform, smooth, dull, brown orange to brick red, margin is even, if young sometimes inrolled, later undulating.
Hymenophore: lamellae are first whitish, later yellow ocher, broad, decurrent, edges are entire.
Spore print: white
Spore: elliptic, 6,7-8,9 x 4,2-6,2 μm
Stem: 3-5,5 x 0,5-1,2 cm, cylindric, smooth, same color as the cup, longitudinally fibrillose, finely whitish pruinose, apex is somewhat floccose and grooved, stuffed, solid, corticate, whitish spongy, sometimes with rhizoids at the base.
Flesh: first whitish, then brownish, little tough, in center thick, odor is strongly farinaceous, taste is mild and farinaceous.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious along pathsides, on street embankments, under shrubs, in coniferous forests on bare ground or among grass, grows from spring to summer.
Remarks: similar with Clitocybe vermicularis, which odor is not farinaceous, and has smaller spores.