Conocybe apala (Milky Conecap)
North America and Europe
Cap 0.8-1.5 cm diameter, stem 3-6 cm tall * 0.2-0.3 cm thick
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Conocybe apala, also known as Conocybe albipes and commonly Milky Conecap, is a small agaric found growing among short green grass.

Cap pale cream to silvery-white colour and may sometimes have a darker yellow to brown colouration towards the central umbo. Its hood-shaped conical cap expands with age and may flatten out, the surface being marked by minute radiating ridges. Gills adnexed or free, rust-coloured or cinnamon brown and quite dense. The gills may be visible through the thin cap. Stem coloured as the cap, elongated, thin, hollow and more or less equal along its length. The stem has no ring and is extremely fragile. Spore print rust-brown.

Microscopic Features: Spores are ellipsoidal, measuring 11-14μm in length and 6.5-9μm in width. They have thick walls and a broad apical germ pore.

Conocybe apala on the First Nature Web site.
Conocybe apala on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

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