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ushrooms of North America
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Key 2.6.2

Tricholomopsis

 

Is the cap 2" - 8", blackish-brown to gray; gills distant and very broad?

Yes

Is the cap smaller, yellowish, yellow-orange to brick red?

Yes

 

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You have a  T. platyphylla

 

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Is the cap yellowish beneath a thick layer of brick-red hairs?

Yes

Does the cap have gray to brown hairs over yellowish tissue?

Yes

 

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You have a  T. rutilans

 

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Does the cap have many gray to gray-brown hairs?

Yes

Does the cap have sparse brown hairs? ........  ............

Yes

 

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You have a  T. decora

 

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You have a  T. sulfureoides

 

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