Fried Chicken Mushroom
Scientific Name: Lyophyllum decastes

Found by someone (not me) on a field trip with Taylan 9/13/13

The Fried chicken mushroom is edible, but considered by most as second-rate.
Some people say it does taste a little like fried chicken

Grows in dense (and often huge) clusters on the ground, usually in areas where the ground has been disturbed (roadbeds, paths, landscaping areas, etc.) but sometimes in woods.
A pure white spore print.
Pleasant or mild taste.
Absence of a partial veil or universal veil.
A medium-sized cap that is whitish, brownish, yellowish brown, or grayish brown. Gills that are white but may yellow somewhat in age. (from

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