Marasmiellus candidus

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

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Marasmiellus candidus (Bolton) Singer syn. Marasmius candidus (Bolton) Fr. (illustrated 75% life size) Cap 0.5–1.5cm across, convex to flattened; white; membranous. Stem 3–10×1–2mm; white. Flesh white; thin. Gills distant; broadly spaced, becoming irregular and wavy or vein-like. Spores 11.5–16.5×4–5.5¼, elongate elliptical or spindle-shaped. Spore print white. Habitat on fallen branches or amongst leaf litter; autumn. Uncommon. Not edible.