Megacollybia rodmani


Common Names: Platterful mushroom
Category: Fungi
Sub-category: Megacollybia

Syn. Megacollybia platyphylla, Tricholomopsis platyphylla, Collybia platyphylla. Cap is 3 to 20 cm; convex when young, becoming broadly convex to flat or shallowly depressed in age; dry; brown to olive brown or pale grayish brown in form rodmani; gray-brown to gray in form murina; radially streaked. Gills are attached to the stem broadly or narrowly; close or nearly distant; whitish. Stem is 5 to 12 cm long and up to 1 cm wide in form rodmani; 5 to 9 cm long and up to 2.5 cm wide in form murina; finely silky; whitish; more or less equal above a slightly enlarged base, or tapering slightly to apex; base attached to copious and conspicuous rhizomorphs in form murina, or with inconspicuous or even absent rhizomorphs in form rodmani.

Saprobic; growing alone or gregariously on rotting hardwood logs or from buried deadwood; May through July.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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