|Gymnopus peronatus (Bolton:Fr.) Antonín, Halling & Noordel.|
The cap is yellow to reddish-brown, convex then flat, often wrinkled, with a broad and short umbo; its margin is striate-wrinkled with age. The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.The stem is yellow or same colour as cap, without ring. The flesh is whitish to yellow, unchanging; its taste is mild, then hot when chewed; the odour is pleasant or indistinct; its texture is fibrous. The gills are yellow to brown, adnate, distant . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, in the woods, on broad-leaved tree litter, with beech. The fruiting period takes place from July to March.
Chemical tests : none.
Distinctive features : dark and rather widely spaced gills; acrid taste; stem with yellow woolly hair at base; weak odour but getting distinctive of vinegar when creasing stem or cap
Gymnopus peronatus is frequent and very widely present in the forest of Rambouillet, and is very frequent, more generally speaking .
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