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mushroom foraging guide The Miller

Names

Common: The Miller

Latin: Clitopilus prunulus

Edibility

Edibility:Good

Season

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Description

Cap: 3-10cm Irregularly lobed. Pale cream to pale grey. Sometimes with darker depressed spots. Surface feels like kid leather.

Gills: Heavily decurrent. Initially white, later salmon pink.

Stem: Often off-centre. Same colour as cap.

Spores: Salmon pink

Flesh: White. Strong mealy smell

Habitat: Amongst grass in open woodland

Frequency: Common