Mycena epipterygia

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Mycena epipterygia

November 2002 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Bell shaped, with a scalloped margin, pale brown, radially lined, to about 2 cm across

Gills

Adnate with decurrent tooth, whitish to pale pink

Stem

Equal, slender, hollow, pale yellow

Flesh

Thin, whitish

Smell

+/- mealy

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On acid soil, and on woody debris, in woods and on heaths

Spore Print

Cream

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (8-10) x (4-5) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

This fungus is easily recognised by the thin elastic cap cuticle