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The cap and stalk


Less than 5 cm


Simple stem



Spore print





Hebeloma gigaspermum Gröger & Zschiesch. 1981


Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetideae

Order: Agaricales
Family: Hymenogastraceae
Genus: Hebeloma

Subgenus: Hebeloma
Section: Sacchariolentia

Henning Knudsen & Jan Vesterholt
Funga Nordica 2012
Henry J. Beker, Ursula Eberhardt, Jan Vesterholt
Fungi Europaei 14 - Hebeloma (Fr.) P. Kumm., 2016
48, 600
Ivan in Zora Kavčič
Raziskovanje gliv Posočja, 2011
J.Breitenbach / F. Kränzlin
Pilze der Schweiz 5, 2000
Jan Vesterholt
The genus HEBELOMA 2005

Scientific name: Hebeloma gigaspermum Gröger & Zschiesch. 1981
Synonyms: Species Fungorum 01.06.2016:
Hebeloma groegeri Bon 2002
Habit of Growth: Mycorrhiza
Protection: Mushroom is not protected
Trees: Alnus (Alder) , Salix (Willow)d1d1

Detailed description

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.
Edibility: inedible
Remarks: similar with Hebeloma sacchariolens, which has similar odor, but has greasy cup and smaller spores.

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