Very tiny fragile looking ‘fairy’ mushroom. The colours can be slate grey to blue, and then brown when they age. The gills are grey to pale bluish grey, or greyish white, becoming pale sepia brown with age. The stem is grey to bluish grey, more brownish with age, the base densely covered with long, white fibrils.
Common and widespread throughout Britain. Native.
Cap 2-12 mm in diameter
Stem 5-25 mm tall, 0.2-1 mm in diameter
When to see it
Autumn to winter.
Where to see it
Growing on bark of living broad-leaved trees, often amongst mosses.
Agaricales (Gilled mushrooms)