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Sweetbread Mushroom - Clitopilus prunulus White, suede-like, convex cap with an inrolled margin. Gills were white, decurrent, and close. The cap was about 6 cm diameter.<br />
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Sweetbread Mushroom - Clitopilus prunulus

White, suede-like, convex cap with an inrolled margin. Gills were white, decurrent, and close. The cap was about 6 cm diameter.

Habitat: Growing on the ground in an open, deciduous forest.

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''Clitopilus prunulus'', commonly known as the miller or the sweetbread mushroom, is an edible pink-spored basidiomycete mushroom found in grasslands in Europe and North America. Growing Solitary to gregarious in open areas of conifer/hardwood forests; common under Bishop pine along the coast north of San Francisco; fruiting shortly after the fall rains. It has a grey to white cap and decurrent gills.

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Oct 9, 2018. Captured Aug 2, 2018 10:10 in RD RTE 202, 067760000, 16 Park Ln E, New Milford, CT 06776, United States.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm