blewit

Definition

Food

  • A variety of edible fungus, Tricholoma saevum, with a short stem with a blueish appearance thickening at the base and a 6 to 15 cm diameter, and a dirty yellow to greyish ochre smooth cap rather like a field mushroom. The flesh has a pleasant scent but should be thoroughly cooked. It grows in grass and pasture land along the edges of woods especially in warm areas.
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