11 October 2022 Minley Wood, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Free, crowded, white
Convex, expanding with age, with a small central bump, white with dark brown scales, especially at the centre, to about 7 cm across
Equal, whitish, ring thin, apical
In woods, hedgerows and gardens
Spores bullet shaped, smooth (6-7.5) x (3-3.5) µm2. Gill edge cystidia club shaped. Cuticle cystidia club shaped. Clamp connections seen in cuticle hyphae.
Spores in Congo Red solution viewed with a 100X immersion objective. 11 October 2022 Minley Wood, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
26 September 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.