Mycena galopus

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Mycena galopus

1 September 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

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

Gills

Gills adnate, distant, whitish

Stem

Slender, equal, concolorous with the cap

Flesh

White, thin, producing a white sap on cutting

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Summer to autumn

Distribution

Common

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

Edible, poor

Additional Photographs

Mycena galopus

1 September 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin