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Hypholoma Incertum


Uncertain Hypholoma

Cap or Pileus - Thin, a n d adorned with the fragments of the woolly white veil. Opaque when dry, transparent when moist. Ovate at first, then broadly spreading. 1-2 1/2 inches wide.

Gills or Lamellae - narrow, close; fastened to the stem at their inner extremity. White at first, then purplish brown.

Stem or Stipe - Hollow, white, and slender. 1-3 inches long.

Spores - Purplish brown, elliptical.

Flesh - Tender.

Time - Throughout a moist season.

Habitat - In clusters, in lawns, gardens, thin woods, and pastures.