Inocybe

Please try to include photos to show all parts of the fungus, eg top, stem, and gills.
Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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Inocybe

Post by Bazz » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:27 pm

I saw this specimen in leaf litter around deciduous trees, I wondered if anyone might know the species of Inocybe.
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Re: Inocybe

Post by adampembs » Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:11 pm

Inocybe in general require extensive microscopy. Having said that, I wouldn't even assume it was Inocybe without checking spores and for the presence of a veil on the stem, it might be a Cortinarius.

You really need to provide more info on your finds. Eg you say deciduous trees... can you not narrow that down a little?
Smells are important with many fungi, eg Inocybe.
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Re: Inocybe

Post by roy betts » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:45 am

Difficult to see the colour of the gills but I'd go along with Adam and say it's a Cortinarius.

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