Psathyrella candolleana, also known as Common Park Psathyrella, is a smallish agaric that has a cap whose color varies between white and golden brown and the margin is irregular and radially asymmetrical, which is a defining characteristic of this species. It grows typically tufted on soil close to broad-leaf trees, also on stumps and other woody debris.
convex to umbonate, yellow-brown in colour, as dry ivory white. The margin is thin and has veil remains as young. The flesh is white and thin. Gills
at first pallid gray with lilaceous tinge, gray- to chocolate-brown as mature, adnate or adnexed, crowded. Spores
are dark brown. Stem
white, fragile, hollow and smooth. It has no ring.
The much darker Psathyrella spadiceogrisea occurs along forest paths and in similar sites in late spring and early summer.
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