|Hygrophorus nemoreus (Pers.:Fr.) Fr.|
The cap is orange brownish to orange pink, with a central umbo. The cap surface is fibrillose, sticky.The stem is same colour as cap, without ring. The flesh is white to pale orange, unchanging; its taste is mild; the odour is faint, of meal (when cut); its texture is fibrous. The gills are white then yellowish, decurrent, distant . The spore print is white. This species is mycorrhizal. It grows on the ground, on a rather calcareous soil, with oak. The fruiting period takes place from July to November.
Distinctive features : non viscid, ochre orange cap, with darker radiating fibrils; non-viscid stem, mealy-grainy at the top; cream to orange-cream gills; mealy odour; with oak or chestnut
Hygrophorus nemoreus is quite rare and scattered in the forest of Rambouillet, and is infrequent, more generally speaking .
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