Scientific name:Hebeloma gigaspermum Gröger & Zschiesch. 1981 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 01.06.2016: Hebeloma groegeri Bon 2002 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Alnus (Alder)
, Salix (Willow)d1d1
Cap: 1,5-5 cm across, first hemispherical, later convex and eventually plane, not or only little umbonate, young smooth, later little tomentose to sometimes squamose, especially in the marginal zone, dull, if wet not lubricous, young light brown, later uniformal ocher to reddish brown, margin is acute and even.
Hymenophore: lamellae are first light brown, later increasing dingy flesh brown, broad, sometimes ascending and broadly attached, edges are little crenate.
Spore print: brown
Spore: broadly amygdaliform to citriform, larger from 2 spored basidia, 11,7-17,8 x 6,5-9,4 μm
Stem: 3-10 x 0,3-0,6 cm, cylindric, base is sometimes fusiform, fragile, solid if young, old hollow, young whitish with a white pruinse apex and weakly longitudinally fibrillose below, later glabrescent and turning brown from the base upward.
Flesh: whitish to gray brown or creamy, thin, odor is sweetish, floral like, taste is not distinctive, sometimes astringent.
Habitat: solitary, grouped or clustered in wet places under willow and alder, in bogs and moors, grows from august to october.
Remarks: similar with Hebeloma sacchariolens, which has similar odor, but has greasy cup and smaller spores.