Squamanita odorata    (Cool) Imbach 

common name(s) : Fragrant Strangler 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Tricholomataceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Tricholomatales/Dermolomataceae  

edibility : unknown edibility

potential confusions with  Squamanita odorata toxicity of Squamanita odorata genus Squamanita  

The cap is violet-grey, brown-grey to lilac-grey.

its texture is fibrous.

The gills are . The spore print is yellowish. This species is parasitic with other mushrooms (Hebeloma).

The fruiting period takes place from September to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 2 cm (between 0.5 and 3.5 cm)
  height of stem approximately 2.5 cm (between 1 and 4 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 5 mm (between 2 and 10 mm)

Squamanita odorata is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is very rare, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18