Mycena galopus identification

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Mycena galopus (Pers. ex Fr.) Kummer Weissmilchender Helmling Feh-rtej- k-gy-gomba Myc-ne - pied laiteux Milking Bonnet. Cap 1-2cm across, conical or bell-shaped, grey-brown with umber centre, distinctly lined. Stem 50-100 x 2-3mm, grey, exuding white latex when broken, base covered in white cottony fibres. Flesh very thin, white. Taste mild, smell not distinctive. Gills adnate, white to grey. Cheilo- and pleurocystidia conspicuous, fusoid, thin-walled. Spores ellipsoid, amyloid, 11-13 x 5-6um. Habitat amongst leaf litter in woods, hedgerows and on path sides. Season summer to autumn. Very common. Edible but not worthwhile -avoid. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Mycena galopus mushroom

Stem type:
Stem much longer than cap diameter
Grows on the ground
Found in fields
lawns or on roadsides
Grows on plant material/manure
Spore colour:
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Conical or nearly so
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
North America
Flesh exudes white or watery latex (milk) when cut
Feh�rtej� k�gy�gomba, Milking Bonnet, Myc�ne � pied laiteux, Weissmilchender Helmling
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