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Grayling Mushroom - Cantharellula umbonata

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Grayling Mushroom
Grayling Mushroom
Stone Valley, Colton, NY. - Sept 30, 2008
Season extends from August to November
Often found growing in Hair Cap Moss - Polytrichium commune.

Cap is gray - brown-gray with white flesh that bruises reddish. Caps are convex to flat, sunken in the center usually with a distinctive knob. Gills are white - grayish and descend down the stalk. When bruised the gills will turn a yellow or red color. Stems are off white.

Edible: considered good

Cantharellula umbonata
Grayling mushroom in moss