Fiber patouillard (Inocybe patouillardii) photo and description

Fiber patouillard (Inocybe patouillardii)

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Inocybaceae (Fiber)
  • Genus: Inocybe (Fiber)
  • Species: Inocybe patouillardii (Fiber patouillard)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Reddening fiber


  • Inocybe erubescens

  • Reddening fiber

Fiber patuillardPatouillard fiber grows in coniferous and deciduous forests. Appears from May to October, especially abundantly - in August and September, in those places where mushrooms, caps grow

ringed and other edible mushrooms.

The cap is 6-9 cm in ∅, first bell-shaped , then prostrate , with a tubercle in the center, cracks in old age, whitish in young mushrooms, then reddish, straw-yellow.

The pulp is white at first , then reddish , with an alcoholic smell and an unpleasant taste.

The plates are wide, frequent, adherent to the pedicle, first white, then sulfur-yellow, pink. Brown with reddish spots in old age. The spore powder is ocher-brown. Spores are ovoid, slightly reniform.

Leg up to 7 cm in length, 0.5-1.0 cm ∅, dense, slightly swollen at the base, the same color as the cap.

The fungus Fiber patuillard is  deadly poisonous .

Muscarine poison in it is 20 times more than in the red fly agaric.

Patouillard fiber affects the autonomic nervous system. Symptoms of poisoning appear 20-25 minutes after eating. Signs of poisoning: increased blood pressure, headache, dizziness, nausea, trembling limbs, slowing down of cardiovascular activity. Lethal dose of fresh mushroom 10-80 g.