Mycena polygramma

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Mycena polygramma

15 October 2006 Essex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical, expanding with age with a central bump, grey or grey brown, margin radially lined or grooved, to about 5 cm across

Gills

Adnexed, narrow, distant, white, pale grey or pale pink

Stem

Slender, equal, lined lengthwise, coarsely hairy at the base

Flesh

Whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On dead branches and stumps of deciduous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (8-10) x (5.5-7) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

This fungus could be confused with Mycena galericulata.

Additional Photographs

Mycena polygramma

16 October 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Mycena polygramma

19 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Mycena polygramma

3 November 2007 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin