Coprinellus angulatus

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Coprinellus angulatus

20 March 2011 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical to ovoid, radially grooved, expanding with age, orange brown, hygrophanous, drying buff, to about 25 mm across

Gills

Broad, +/- close, pale, then dark brown, finally black, edge grey, glistening with small mica like grains

Stem

Lined longitudinally, powdery, base bulbous, whitish

Flesh

White

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Spring to autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On fire sites and burnt wood

Spore Print

Black

Microscopic Features

Spores mitre shaped, germ pore, smooth (7.5-11.5) x (5.5-8) µm2. Basidia club shaped, four spored. Pileipellis consisting of globose cells with occasional slender tapered finger shaped cells.

Edibility

Unknown

Additional Photographs

Coprinellus angulatus

20 March 2011 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Coprinellus angulatus

Spores viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 20 March 2011 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin