Friday, October 30, 2009

Tenderhead - Conocybe lactea

Common Name: Tenderhead

Scientific Name: Conocybe lactea

Cap: width1-1 ½ “, Dull white in dry weather, pink-tan in wet, margin lightly grooved, narrowly conical aging bell-shaped

Spores: Reddish brown

Habitat/Substrate: scattered in grass

Flesh: Whitish

Stem: White, with fine white hairs, enlarging down to white or pale yellow bulb.

Edibility: Unknown

Photo by: Johari Jalinas

Location: Taman Tasik Cempaka, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan.



1) Booth Courtenay, Harold H. Burdsall, Jr. 1982. A Field Guide to Mushrooms and Their Relatives.


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