14 October 2006 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Bell shaped, expanding with age, margin radially lined, dark brown, to about 2 cm across
Gills adnate, distant, whitish
Slender, equal, concolorous with the cap
Whitish, producing a white sap on cutting
On sandy soil, and woody debris in deciduous and coniferous woods
Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (10-13) x (5-6) µm2. Basidia 2 or 4 spored. Gill edge cystidia lageniform (flask shaped).
Leucogala means white milk. This fungus is a dark form of Mycena galopus