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botanical name:
Hypholoma fasciculare
Hypholoma fasciculare © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Sulphur Tuft, Clustered Woodlover
synonyms:  Psilocybe fascicularis, Nematoloma fasciculare, Naematoloma fasciculare
family:  Strophariaceae
characteristics: fungus
height: 0.15m
width: 0.07m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour:
flower colour:
fruit colour: golden
stem/bark: yellow
main season: Autumn
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Very common and widespread fungus, often grows in large clusters on dead stumps and fallen tree branches. Dome-shaped caps are sulphur-yellow, darker tan-orange in the centres, with yellow gills and flesh. The gills becoming dark brown with age. Purplish-brown spores. The stems are often curved and also yellow. Usually appearing between June and November.

cultivation:
Grows on dead and rotting wood or sometimes in grass but associated with old tree roots.

propagation:
By spores

other notes:
Toxic, causing vomiting and diarrhoea.

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