Psathyrella multipedata

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Psathyrella multipedata

15 October 2006 Essex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical, yellow brown to red brown when moist, paler when dry, to about 3 cm across

Gills

Adnate, crowded, clay then purple brown

Stem

Equal, white

Flesh

Thin, brittle, whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Summer to early winter, more common in early autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

In dense tufts in scrub, in woods and on lawns

Spore Print

Dark brown

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (6.5-9) x (4-5) µm2

Edibility

Unknown

Additional Photographs

Psathyrella multipedata

15 October 2006 Essex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin