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Stropharia hornemannii
luxuriant ringstalk, conifer roundhead, lacerated Stropharia
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: It is widespread in the north temperate and boreal forests of the Northern Hemisphere

Habitat: It sometimes occurs on intact conifer logs, but is most abundant on wood that has been more highly decomposed.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Edibility: Like most stropharias, it is not recommended as an edible.

Description:
Common Name:

luxuriant ringstalk, conifer roundhead, lacerated Stropharia

Edibility:

Like most stropharias, it is not recommended as an edible.

Identification Notes:

Stropharia hornemannii is our other common forest-dwelling stropharia. It is similar to S. ambigua in size and general appearance, but differs in having a cinnamon gray to dull brown to purplish brown cap and consistently persisent ring, and in being somewhat stockier and less elegant.

Accepted Name:
Stropharia hornemannii (Fr.) S. Lundell & Nannf.

Synonyms:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Stropharia hornemannii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Stropharia hornemannii photos.

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