Inocybe rimosa

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Inocybe rimosa

12 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonymns

Inocybe fastigiata

Cap

Conical, expanding with age with a central peak, yellow brown, centre darker, splitting radially to reveal pale flesh, to about 10 cm across

Gills

Adnexed, crowded, pale brown with a white edge

Stem

Cylindrical, white

Flesh

Firm, fibrous in the stem, white

Smell

Faint, mealy or absent

Taste

Do not taste

Season

Summer to autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

In deciduous woods

Spore Print

Walnut brown

Microscopic Features

Spores bean shaped, smooth (9-14) x (4.5-7) µm2. Basidia club shaped, four spored. Gill edge cystidia cylindrical, club shaped or pear shaped.

Edibility

Poisonous

Additional Photographs

Inocybe rimosa

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 12 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Inocybe rimosa

Basidia in Congo red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 12 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Inocybe rimosa

Gill edge cystidia in Congo red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 12 September 2020. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin