Galerina marginata

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Galerina marginata

15 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical, then flattened, sometimes with a central bump, smooth, margin lined, orange brown, to about 6 cm across

Gills

Adnate, crowded, thin, orange brown

Stem

Tapered, smooth, banded with a thin ring, whitish to brown

Flesh

Brown

Smell

Mealy

Taste

Mealy

Season

Spring to autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous and coniferous trees

Spore Print

Rust-brown

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, warty (8-10.5) x (5-7) µm2

Edibility

Deadly poisonous

Notes

Take care not to confuse with Kuehneromyces mutabilis and Psathyrella piluliformis