Fig 1
CAP: 5-11cm in diameter. Wide and broadly convexed.  Dry and felted that becomes slimy when wet. STIPE: Thick, yellow brown and swollen slightly towards the base. GILLS/PORES: Large, angular pores that are olive brown to rust which stain blue when bruised or touched. FLESH: Pale ochre with aroma of Scleroderma. SPORES: Brown to greenish yellow, spindle shaped. HABITAT: In small troops amongst leaf litter in pine forests. SEASON: Frequent.  Summer to late autumn. EDIBILITY: Edible and tasty.

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