Species: Girdled Knight (Tricholoma cingulatum)

Family: Gilled Mushrooms (TRICHOLOMATACEAE)

Category: Fungi

Location: One Sighting

A. Fungi

More extensive information on fungi can be found in a separate blog post.

B. Gilled Mushrooms (TRICHOLOMATACEAE)

This large family of mushrooms contains a variety of types, and may actually be a “wastebasket taxon”, a group that includes species that do not readily fit into other more definable groups.

C. Girdled Knight (Tricholoma cingulatum)

It has a finely scaly grey or grey-brown cap with a distinct ring on the stem. It has unusually narrow oval spores. It is usually associated with willows.