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18 September 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Conical, expanding with age, with a central peak, fibrous, white then straw yellow, to about 5 cm across
Adnexed, crowded, white then cinnamon
Equal, white then straw yellow
White, straw yellow with age
Late summer to autumn
In deciduous and mixed woods
Spores bean shaped, smooth (7-8) x (4-5) µm2. Basidia club shaped, four spored. Gill edge cystidia pear shaped.
29 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 29 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Gill edge cystidia in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 29 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin