This mushroom has a brownish-buff centred cap which becomes paler towards the margin. It has white velar remants at the margin when young. It becomes slimy when wet. The gills are pale buff coloured when young, becoming dark brown with age. The stem is fibrous and pale buff becoming darker in maturity. There is no distinct ring.
Widespread and common throughout Britain. Native
Cap 2.5-4.5 cm in diameter
Stem 4-7 cm tall, 3-4 mm in diameter
When to see it
August to November.
Where to see it
It is nearly always found in association with coniferous habitats.
Agaricales (Gilled mushrooms)