Arrhenia griseopallida

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Arrhenia griseopallida

RBG Kew herbarium accession number K(M)157797. 11 May 2008 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Omphalina griseopallida

Cap

Convex, then depressed, margin somewhat furrowed, with translucent radial lines from the margin, brown, to about 2 cm across

Gills

Decurent, thick, distant, branched, dark brown

Stem

Equal, dark brown

Flesh

Thin, concolorous

Smell

Of Pelargonium

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Spring to autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

In grassland, on heaths, downs and dunes, favouring sandy and stony soil

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (8-12) x (4.5-6.5) µm2

Edibility

Unknown

Notes

I am grateful to Dr. B.M.Spooner of Kew for confirming the identity of the specimens shown