Pluteus salicinus

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Pluteus salicinus

23 October 2007 Bedfordshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex then flattened, often with a central bump, silky to fibrous, grey, blue grey or greenish grey, to about 7 cm across

Gills

Broad, crowded, free, whitish then pink

Stem

Equal or broader at the base, silky fibrous, whitish

Flesh

Firm, whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Spring to autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous trees

Spore Print

Pink

Microscopic Features

Spores broadly ellipsoidal, smooth (7-9) x (5-7) µm2

Edibility

Edible