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Psathyrella marcescibilis.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Blassgelber Faserling
Psathyrella marcescibilis White form Mushroom
Ref No: 8832
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Psathyrella marcescibilis Mushroom
Ref No: 8833
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
flesh: Flesh granular or brittle
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Psathyrella marcescibilis (Britz.) Sing. syn. Hypholoma marcescibilis (Britz.) Sacc. Blassgelber Faserling. Cap 1.54(8)cm across, conical to bell-shaped, grey-brown when moist drying whitish clay, margin appendiculate with whitish remnants of veil. Stem 30100 x 25mm, white, fragile. Flesh thin, white, hollow in stem. Taste and smell not distinctive. Gills almost free, grey becoming tinged purplish then blackish. Pleurocystidia lacking; cheilocystidia thin-walled, with swollen base and short broad obtuse neck. Spore print dark brown. Spores elliptic with germ pore, 1216 x 67um. Habitat deciduous woodland especially on chalk. Season spring to autumn. Uncommon. Edibility unknown-avoid. Found In Europe.

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