Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Rickenella fibulasteemCreated with Sketch.

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Rickenella fibula - A hat with a diameter of 5 to 15 mm, initially thin-walled, long bell-arched to arcuate, in the middle a little umbilical pressed. The shore is grooved and serrate undulated; skin naked, slightly viscid, orange-yellow to orange, with age fades from pink to off-white.

Rare plaques, converging on the shaft, separated by shorter plaques, initially whitish, yellowish, then light orange.

The stem is 20 to 50 mm high and 1 to 2 mm thick, thin, pedunculate, under the magnifying glass you can see delicate mottle, initially yellowish then orange-brown.

The flesh is bright, unchanging, with a mild taste and a pleasant slightly mushroom flavor.

Occurrence: from April to October, from lowlands to mountains in smaller groups as a parasite on mosses, also sphagnum, in forests (spruce, pine, beech, oak, hornbeam), in alders, on wetlands, on moors, on wet meadows overgrown with moss , usually in damp spruce forests.

Value: Unaffected fungus.

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