Inocybe cookei

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Inocybe cookei

18 September 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical, expanding with age, with a central peak, fibrous, white then straw yellow, to about 5 cm across

Gills

Adnexed, crowded, white then cinnamon

Stem

Equal, white then straw yellow

Flesh

White, straw yellow with age

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

In deciduous and mixed woods

Spore Print

Walnut-brown

Microscopic Features

Spores bean shaped, smooth (7-8) x (4-5) µm2. Basidia club shaped, four spored. Gill edge cystidia pear shaped.

Edibility

Poisonous