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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Bolbitiaceae: Conocybe apala (Fr.) Arnolds

Conocybe apala – milky conecap

Synonyms: Agaricus apalus, Agaricus sphaerobasis, Agaricus tener, Bolbitius albipes, Bolbitius lacteus, Bolbitius tener, Conocybe albipes, Conocybe lactea, Galera apala, Galera hapala, Galera lactea, Galera lateritia, Galera sphaerobasis, Mycena tenera, Pluteolus apalus.

Common names: milky conecap, White Cone Head, White Dunce Cap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Conocybe apala is a basidiomycete fungus and a member of Conocybe. It is a fairly common fungus, both in North America and Europe, found growing among short green grass. Until recently, the species was also commonly called Conocybe lactea or Conocybe albipes and is colloquially known as the white dunce cap . Another common synonym, Bolbitius albipes G.H. Otth 1871, places the fungus in the genus Bolbitius.

Chinese: 乳白錐蓋傘, Estonian: Valge sametkübarik, German: Milchweißes Samthäubchen, Polish: Stożkówka miękka, Russian: Коноцибе молочная, Swedish: Klubbhätting.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Conecap mushrooms <B>Conocybe apala</B> on a lawn in David E. Schob Nature Preserve at 906 Ashburn Street. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-09.htm">May 9, 2018</A>
LinkConecap mushrooms Conocybe apala on a lawn in David E. Schob Nature Preserve at 906 Ashburn Street. College Station, Texas, May 9, 2018
Location on maps906 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Conecap mushroom <B>Conocybe apala</B> on Forest Service Road 203 in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-29.htm">June 29, 2019</A>
LinkConecap mushroom Conocybe apala on Forest Service Road 203 in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, June 29, 2019
Location on mapsForest Service Rd 203, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Close up of a conecap mushroom <B>Conocybe apala</B> on Forest Service Road 203 in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-29.htm">June 29, 2019</A>
LinkClose up of a conecap mushroom Conocybe apala on Forest Service Road 203 in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, June 29, 2019
Location on mapsForest Service Rd 203, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Conecap mushrooms <B>Conocybe apala</B> on a lawn in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-09-27.htm">September 27, 2019</A>
LinkConecap mushrooms Conocybe apala on a lawn in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, September 27, 2019
Location on maps2300 Earl Rudder Fwy S, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Conecap mushrooms <B>Conocybe apala</B> in grass in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-09-27.htm">September 27, 2019</A>
LinkConecap mushrooms Conocybe apala in grass in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, September 27, 2019
Location on maps2300 Earl Rudder Fwy S, College Station, TX 77840, USA

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