Northern Bushcraft
  • cap is conic to bell-shaped in age, up to 6 cm broad, dry, with light brown with furrow-lines radiating to the margins.
  • young specimens often have glistening particles on the cap.
  • gills are nearly free from the stem and white/grey when young.
  • the flesh and gills of older specimens liquefies into a black inky mass.
  • stem is silky white, hollow, smooth with no partial veil.
  • grows in tight clusters in grass or ground covering wood debris during cool, wet weather.
  • appears in spring, summer and fall.
  • has a mild taste and odor; cook before eating.
  • tip: younger specimens which still have whitish gills are preferred.
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