Arrhenia griseopallida

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Arrhenia griseopallida (Desm.) Watling syn. Omphalina griseopallida (Desm.) Quél. (illustrated life size) Cap 1–1.5cm across, convex with depressed centre; dark grey-brown, drying pallid. Stem 10–12×2–3mm; concolorous; base covered in fine, white down. Flesh thin; concolorous. Gills decurrent; concolorous with cap. Spores 9–12×5–6¼, broadly elliptical. Spore print white. Habitat amongst grass on open heathland; autumn. Uncommon. Not edible.

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