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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Tricholomataceae: Tricholoma equestre (L.) P. Kumm., 1871

Tricholoma equestre – Yellow knight

Synonyms: Agaricus auratus, Agaricus aureus, Agaricus equestris, Agaricus flavovirens, Amanita punctata, Glutinaster equestris, Gyrophila equestris, Melanoleuca equestris, Tricholoma auratum, Tricholoma flavovirens.

Common name: yellow knight.

Russian names: Ryadovka zelionaya, Zelenushka, Zelionka, Zelenushka (grib).

Extract from Wikipedia article: Tricholoma equestre or Tricholoma flavovirens, also known as man on horseback or yellow knight is a formerly widely eaten but hazardous fungus of the Tricholoma genus that forms ectomycorrhiza with pine trees.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Yellow knight mushrooms (<B>Tricholoma equestre</B>, Zelenushka) between Orekhovo and Lembolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-28.htm">September 28, 2016</A>
LinkYellow knight mushrooms (Tricholoma equestre, Zelenushka) between Orekhovo and Lembolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 28, 2016
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Куйвозовское сельское поселение
Yellow knight mushrooms (<B>Tricholoma equestre</B>, Zelenushka) between Orekhovo and Lembolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-28.htm">September 28, 2016</A>
LinkYellow knight mushrooms (Tricholoma equestre, Zelenushka) between Orekhovo and Lembolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 28, 2016
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Куйвозовское сельское поселение

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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