Bolbitius titubans

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Bolbitius titubans

2 May 2008 Bedfordshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Bolbitious vitellinus

Common Name

Yellow Cow Pat Toadstool

Cap

Conical, then flattened, smooth, sometimes sticky, initially lemon yellow, then pale yellow, to about 4 cm across

Gills

Adnate, crowded, pale yellow then rust

Stem

Equal, finely scaly, hollow, whitish to pale yellow

Flesh

Thin, fragile

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Spring to autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On rotted manure, manured ground, sawdust, straw and other debris

Spore Print

Rust-brown

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (12-13) x (6-7) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Bolbitius titubans

May 1997. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin