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mushroom foraging guide Poisonpie

Names

Common: Poisonpie

Latin: Hebeloma crustuliniforme

Edibility

Edibility:Poisonous

Season

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
            

Description

Cap: 4-9cm Pale brown - often lighter towards the edge. Viscid when wet.

Gills: Pale clay-brown. Free. Gill edge exude droplets when moist which dry to form dark spots.

Stem: Off-white. Mealy towards the apex.

Spores: Clay-brown

Flesh: Firm, white. Smell of radishes

Habitat: In groups or rings on the ground in mixed woodland

Frequency: Very Common