October 2001 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Convex, then flattened or depressed, lined, margin furrowed, orange brown to red brown, to about 3 cm across
Decurrent, thick, distant, pale brown
Equal, smooth, concolorous with the cap
Firm, pale brown
Very strong, of moth balls
With deciduous trees and shrubs, and in grassland
Spores broadly ellipsoidal (5.5-7) x (4-5) µm2
One of the collections illustrated was located by the smell
October 2000 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.