|Lepista flaccida (Sowerby:Fr.) Pat.|
The cap is orange-brownish to pale ochre. The cap surface is not viscid nor sticky.The flesh is white, unchanging; its taste is slightly acidic; the odour is faint, sweet; its texture is fibrous. The gills are white to pink cream or yellowish, decurrent, crowded . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, in broad-leaved woods (and coniferous woods for the inversa variety). The fruiting period takes place from June to December.
Chemical tests : none.
Distinctive features : red brown cap depressed to funnel-shaped; decurrent and crowded gills, paler than cap; hollow (when mature) stem with white woolly base and clustering conifer needles or leaves
Lepista flaccida is occasional and widely present in the forest of Rambouillet, and is very frequent, more generally speaking . <!0.15942029>
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