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Psathyrella spadicea - chestnut brittlestem
Psathyrella spadicea - chestnut brittlestem
Description
  • Beige/brown mushroom with pale to brown gills and light brown spore.
Host Species
  • Horse chestnut
Mode Of Decay
  • saprophytic
Significance
  • Feeds off dysfunctional woody material at the base of trees and in woodland.
Distribution
  • Europe
Notes
  • Visually similar to Collybia fusipes - spindle shank

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P. spadicea - taken by D Humphries P. spadicea - taken by D Humphries P. spadicea gills - taken by D Humphries P. spadicea spore print - taken by D Humphries P. spadicea cap - taken by D Humphries
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