Sunday, April 19, 2009

More Early Season Stuff

These pop up in the front yard in the same spot almost every spring. It has a noticeable radish odor when crushed, which is usually characteristic of Hebeloma rather than Inocybe. But, the cap surface is dry and fibrillose rather than viscid, which is more like Inocybe. The dark, broad umbo is distinguishing. Neither genus offers good edibles as far as I know. Poisonous mushrooms are common in each genus.

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