Simocybe centunculus

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Simocybe centunculus

15 September 2010 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, smooth, margin lined, yellowish brown, drying pale, to about 2.5 cm across

Gills

Adnexed, fairly distant, pale brown

Stem

Fibrous, base slightly expanded, pale brown

Flesh

Thin, brownish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Rarely reported

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous trees, favouring beech

Spore Print

Brown

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (6.5-8) x (4-5) µm2. Gill edge cystidia cylindrical, sometimes with expanded tips.

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Simocybe centunculus

15 September 2010 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin