Crepidotus caspari

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Crepidotus caspari

30 October 2013 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Shell shaped,

Cap

Shell shaped, laterally attached, upper surface whitish, to about 3 cm across

Gills

Clay brown to snuff brown

Flesh

Thin, whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Unknown

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Rarely reported

Habitat

On dead wood and woody debris from deciduous trees

Spore Print

Brown

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, marbled or faintly wrinkled (6.5-9.5) x (4.5-6) µm2

Edibility

Unknown

Additional Photographs

Crepidotus caspari

30 October 2013 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Crepidotus caspari

Spores viewed with a x100 immersion microscope objective and x2.5 projection eyepiece. 30 October 2013 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Crepidotus caspari

Gill edge cyctidia viewed with a x40 microscope objective and x2.5 projection eyepiece. 30 October 2013 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin