Lepista flaccida

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Lepista flaccida

22 October 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Clitocybe flaccida

Common Name

Tawny Funnel Cap

Cap

Convex, then funnel shaped, smooth, yellowish to tawny, to about 8 cm across

Gills

Decurrent, crowded, whitish then pale yellow to tawny

Stem

Equal, base woolly, concolorous with the cap

Flesh

Thin, whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

In deciduous and coniferous woods, usually in groups

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, with small warts (4-5) x (3-4) µm2

Edibility

Edible, poor

Additional Photographs

Lepista flaccida

22 October 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Lepista flaccida

22 October 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin