Hygrocybe irrigata

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Hygrocybe irrigata

29 November 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Hygrocybe unguinosa

Cap

Convex, expanding with age, smooth, viscid, grey brown to grey, margin often lined, to about 5 cm across

Gills

Adnate with a decurrent tooth, fairly broad, whitish to grey with a whitish margin

Stem

Smooth, viscid, equal, sometimes flattened with a groove along the length, grey to grey brown

Flesh

Grey

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

Unimproved grassland

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal or oblong, smooth (6.5-8.5) x (4-5) µm2

Edibility

Unknown