Coltricia perennis

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Coltricia perennis

14 August 2009 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Funnel shaped, downy then smooth, concentrically banded, yellow brown to rusty brown, to about 8 cm across

Pores

Decurrent, angular, 2 to 4 per mm, yellow brown to rusty brown

Stem

Equal, downy, brown

Flesh

Tough, brown

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On heaths and moorland, favouring sandy soil

Spore Print

Yellowish brown

Microscopic Features

Ellipsoidal, smooth (5.5-8.5) x (3.5-4.5) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Coltricia perennis

14 August 2009 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin