Mycena galopus var. candida

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Mycena galopus var. candida

21 October 2005 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Bell shaped, expanding with age, margin radially lined, white, to about 2 cm across

Gills

Gills adnate, distant, whitish

Stem

Slender, equal, white

Flesh

White, thin, producing a white sap on cutting

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Summer to autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On woody debris and leaf litter in woods

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (10-13) x (5-6) µm2. Basidia 2 or 4 spored. Gill edge cystidia lageniform (flask shaped).

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

This fungus is a white form of Mycena galopus.