Tubaria conspersa    (Pers.:Fr.) Fayod 

common name(s) : Felted Twiglet 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Inocybaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Cortinariales/Crepidotaceae  

synonyms: Tubaria pseudoconspersa, Naucoria escharoides ss.Rick., Naucoria furfuracea ss.Rick. 

edibility : unknown edibility

photo gallery of  Tubaria conspersa
photo gallery of  Tubaria conspersa potential confusions with  Tubaria conspersa toxicity of Tubaria conspersa genus Tubaria  

The cap is pale beige to greyish-brown. The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is same colour as cap, flaky, very thin, with a ring zone.

The flesh is red-orange, almost concolorous to mushroom, unchanging; its taste is mild; the odour is faint; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are cinnamon brown when mature, adnate, distant . The spore print is ochre brown. This species is saprophytic. It grows on dead wood or on the ground, in broad-leaved (sometimes coniferous) woods.

The fruiting period takes place all year long.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 1.5 cm (between 0.3 and 3 cm)
  height of stem approximately 3 cm (between 1 and 5 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 3 mm (between 1 and 5 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Distinctive features : downy because of the white fibrils of the veil (young); very thin

Tubaria conspersa is quite rare and scattered in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking .
here should be the distribution map of Tubaria conspersa in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Tubaria conspersa in the forest of Rambouillet

page updated on 14/01/18