Garlic Parachute Marasmius alliaceus (Jacq.) Fr. (illustrated 60% life size) Cap 1–4cm across, convex to broadly bell-shaped; whitish to pallid or clay-brown, often striate or grooved at margin. Stem 45–200×1–3mm, base rooting; clay-brown at apex, becoming black below; minutely velvety. Flesh whitish in cap, grey in stem; thin; smell strong, of garlic. Gills whitish to pallid. Spores 7–11×6–8¼, broadly elliptic. Spore print cream. Cuticular cells rounded, smooth. Habitat on leaf litter, buried twigs, and other debris, usually beech, especially on chalk; late summer to late autumn. Uncommon. Not edible smells unappetising.