Spathularia flavida

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Spathularia flavida

18 September 2010 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Spatula or tongue shaped, head flattened, smooth, stem cylindrical, yellow, to about 8 cm high

Flesh

Firm, rubbery, white

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Rare

Habitat

On the ground in coniferous woods

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores cylindrical, septate (40-50) x (2-2.5) µm2. Paraphyses thread like, forked, tips curled.

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

I am grateful to David Edington for providing the location of the specimen shown