Panaeolus semiovatus

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Panaeolus semiovatus

21 October 2010 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

Dung Cap

Cap

Bell shaped, pale cream, smooth, or wrinkled, sometimes sticky, margin slightly ragged, about 1 to 5 cm across

Gills

Adnate, grey, aging violaceous black, mottled, with a white margin

Stem

Equal, often with a slightly bulbous base, white with a fleshy ring, to about 15 cm long and 0.5 cm wide

Flesh

White, tinged yellow in the cap and the stem base

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Spring to autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On horse, sheep and cow dung

Spore Print

Violaceous black

Edibility

Inedible