Psathyrella pennata identification

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Psathyrella pennata (Fr.) Pearson & Dennis syn. Drosophila pennata (Fr.) K?hn. & Romagn. Brand-Faserling Szenes porhany?sgomba. Cap 1?2.5cm across, broadly bell-shaped, grey-brown to reddish-brown becoming ochre, covered in whitish cottony fibrils or scales especially towards the margin. Stem 25?50 x 2?4mm, whitish. Flesh thin, brownish in cap, whitish to ochraceous in stem. Taste and smell not distinctive. Gills pallid to purplish-grey. Cheilo- and pleurocystidia thin-walled, hyaline, acutely fusiform. Spore print dark purplish-brown. Spores pip-shaped, 8?9 x 4?4.5um. Habitat on fire sites. Season early summer to autumn. Common. Edibility unknown -avoid. Found In Europe.

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More info about Psathyrella pennata mushroom

Stem type:
Stem much longer than cap diameter
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Purplish to black
Cap type:
Conical or nearly so
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
Flesh granular or brittle
Brand-Faserling, Szenes porhany?sgomba
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:39:47

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