21 October 2010 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Bell shaped, pale cream, smooth, or wrinkled, sometimes sticky, margin slightly ragged, about 1 to 5 cm across
Adnate, grey, aging violaceous black, mottled, with a white margin
Equal, often with a slightly bulbous base, white with a fleshy ring, to about 15 cm long and 0.5 cm wide
White, tinged yellow in the cap and the stem base
Spring to autumn
On horse, sheep and cow dung