Marasmius rotula

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Marasmius rotula

8 August 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, then depressed, grooved and parachute like, smooth, whitish, centre becoming dark brown, to about 1.5 cm across

Gills

Distant, broad, attached to a collar surrounding the stem, cream

Stem

Thin, equal, dark brown, with a pale apex

Flesh

Thin, firm, whitish in the cap, brown in the stem

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On dead wood and woody debris

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (7-10) x (3-5) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Marasmius rotula

8 August 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin