Tubaria conspersa

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Tubaria conspersa

13 October 2008 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, then flattened, covered with velar remnants, margin ragged, reddish brown or pinkish, to about 25mm across

Gills

Distant, pinkish, +/- decurrent

Stem

Equal, scaly, concolorous with cap

Flesh

Thin, rather fragile, pinkish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On dead wood, woody debris, and soil

Spore Print

Ochre-brown

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (7-10) x (4-6) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Tubaria conspersa

13 October 2008 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin