Paxina acetabulum

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Paxina acetabulum

9 April 2008 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Species

Paxina acetabulum

Fruiting Body

Cup like, inner surface pale to dark brown, outer surface concolorous

Stem

White, prominently ribbed

Flesh

Pale, brittle

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Spring to early Summer

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

In woods, usually on sandy or calcareous soil

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal (18-22) x (12-14) µm2

Edibility

Poisonous

Notes

The ribbed stem is a distinctive feature

Additional Photographs

Paxina acetabulum

9 April 2008 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin


Paxina acetabulum

May 2000 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin