Mycena inclinata

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Mycena inclinata

17 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Bell shaped, expanding with age, brown, margin notched and radially lined, to about 4 cm across

Gills

Adnate, broad, distant, whitish then pale pink

Stem

Slender, equal, pale, becoming dark brown from the base upwards with age

Flesh

Thin, whitish

Smell

Mealy or rancid

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On stumps and fallen trunks of deciduous trees, usually oak

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (8-10) x (6-7) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Mycena inclinata

30 September 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin