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Cystoderma amianthinum (Scop.) Fayod,1889

5 photos.  A small yellowish-brown gilled mushroom known as the "earthly powder cap",
"saffron powder cap" or "saffron parasol".

Cystoderma Amianthinum
1.  August 14, 2016.  A group of mushrooms growing in moss on decomposing granite
in a mixed spruce-alder forest.  Note the remnants of the universal veils on the caps.









Cystoderma amianthinum
2.  August 14, 2016. A group of four

Cystoderma amianthinum
3.  August 15, 2016. View from the underside to
show the gill structure.

Cystoderma amianthinum
4.  August 15, 2016. Same group of four
as in photo 2 a day later

Cystoderma amianthinum
5.  August 19, 2016. Another side view
similar to phoro 1.  Note how the cap
has flattened and the veil remnants hwve
dropped off.