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Cystoderma amianthinum (Scop.:Fr.) Fayod

Photograph by R. E. Halling, © 2003

Sometimes classified in the Agaricaceae, this mushroom produces white spores and is not commonly collected in Costa Rica. The ochre colored pileus is finely powdery granulose and the ruptured veil leaves scaly remnants on the stipe. Originally described from the North Temperate zone.

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