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Hygrophorus Eburneus

Hygrophorus eburneus

Ivory Hygrophorus

Cap or Pileus - White, thin, fleshy, viscid.

Stem or Stipe - White, unequal, long, slender, stuffed, or hollow; viscid.

Gills or Lamellae - White, waxy, unequal, distant, growing down the stem (decurrent), thick and firm.

Volva and Annulus - Wanting.

Spores - White.

Flesh - Odour and taste grateful.

Time - September.

Habitat- The specimen photographed was found growing among moss and fallen leaves in dense wood, Lake Placid.