Sulphur Knight - Tricholoma sulphureum
Cap is sulphur yellow, often with reddish-brown or olive tints; convex, usually with a wavy margin, sometimes flattening or becoming slightly depressed, but retaining an umbo; matt; 3 to 8cm across. It used to be referred to as the Gas Works Mushroom because of its strong pungent odour.
In deciduous and mixed woods, usually with Oak or Beech.
Late Summer to Autumn.
Widespread but local in distribution.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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