Sweetbread Clitopilus prunulus (Scopoli) Kummer    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Entolomataceae   >   Genus Clitopilus   

Status:

Found scattered or in groups in open woods.

Description:

Cap and stalk gray-white; margin inrolled. Gills white (pinkish in age). Flesh white, firm; smells like bread (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 14 records in the project database.

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Sweetbread in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/12/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sweetbread (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/7/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Sweetbread (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Sweetbread (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Sweetbread in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweetbread in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Sweetbread specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2011). Elliptical w/ longitudunal ridges; measured (9.0-10.6 x 5.5-5.9 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Sweetbread specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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