Pseudocraterellus undulatus

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Pseudocraterellus undulatus

13 September 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonymns

Pseudocraterellus sinuosus

Cap

Irregular, depressed, brownish, to about 50mm across

Hymenium

Irregular spore bearing folds, greyish

Stem

Brown, merging into the cap, typically broader at the apex, to about 60mm long

Flesh

Pale, thin, fibrous

Smell

+/- fruity

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Rare

Habitat

In deciduous woods, favouring beech, often growing in clumps

Spore Print

Pale yellow

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal/ovoid, smooth, with drops (9.5-12) x (7-8) µm2

Edibility

Edible, but best left due to rarity

Additional Photographs

Pseudocraterellus undulatus

6 September 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Pseudocraterellus undulatus

6 September 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Pseudocraterellus undulatus

October 2004 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Pseudocraterellus undulatus

6 September 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin