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Psathyrella candolleana   (Common Park Psathyrella)
North America, Europe
Cap 2-6 cm diameter, stem 4-8 cm tall * 0.4-0.8 cm thick
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Psathyrella candolleana, also known as Common Park Psathyrella, is a smallish agaric that has a cap whose colour varies between white and golden brown and the margin is irregular and radially asymmetrical, which is a defining characteristic of this species. The mushroom grows typically tufted on soil close to broad-leaf trees, also on stumps and other woody debris.

Cap 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 grey with liliaceous tinge, grey- to chocolate-brown as mature, adnate or adnexed, crowded. Spores are dark brown. Stem white, fragile, hollow and smooth. It has no ring.

Psathyrella candolleana on the First Nature Web site.
Psathyrella candolleana on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very hard to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. We recommend, because of this, that you don't eat wild mushrooms at all, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushrooms listed here.

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