Ascomycetes  |  Basidiomycetes  |  Classifications  |  Fruit Body Structure  |  Slime Molds

 
 

 

Strophariaceae

 

Mushrooms in this family are quite common. Spore prints vary from Brown to black. Partial veil is present but does not leave a ring on the stalk.


Hypholoma Brunneum


Found at Lake Wakeramoana on May 10, 2001 at the 15th New Zealand Annual Fungal Foray.


I tried to ignore this mushroom but kept bumping into it. I am glad I took notice of it eventually.


Quite large, Cap: 6-10cm in diameter. Dark brown in colour with lighter tan coloured patterns towards the margin.


Gills: Tan in colour. Free from stalk.


Spore Print: Black


Stem: 6-9cm high and about 1-1,5cm in diameter. Tan to beige in colour.


Habitat: On wood. Grows in rather large clusters.


Edibility: I don't know!!! (Don't try and find out)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WARNING

Different people react differently to different mushrooms.

NEVER eat a wild mushroom without being 100% sure it is safe to do so.

 

 

 Best Gourmet Mushrooms in New Zealand

 

 

 

 

Last Update

 7 Feb 2007

 
 

Home  |  About Me  |  Mushrooms  |  Contact Me  | Links  | Books