Baeospora myosura

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Baeospora myosura

29 October 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical, then flattened, pale brown to reddish brown, usually with a pale margin, to about 3 cm across

Gills

Emarginate, crowded, whitish

Stem

Equal, hairy at the base, whitish to pale brown, to about 5 cm high

Flesh

Pale brown, tough

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Late summer to early winter

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On cones from Pines and other conifers

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (3-3.5) x (1-2) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Baeospora myosura

29 October 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Baeospora myosura

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 29 October 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Baeospora myosura

9 November 2008 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Baeospora myosura

17 October 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin