Galerina mniophila    (Lasch:Fr.) Kühner 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Strophariaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Cortinariales/Crepidotaceae  

synonyms: Galera mniophila 

edibility : unknown edibility

potential confusions with  Galerina mniophila toxicity of Galerina mniophila genus Galerina  

The cap is yellow to ochre brown; its margin is striate when moist. The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is whitish at the top, pale yellow-brown below, without ring.

The flesh is brownish, concolorous, unchanging; the odour is mealy; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are ochre then brown yellow, adnate, distant . The spore print is ochre. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, in damp broad-leaved (sometimes coniferous) woods, amongst moss, on a rather non calcareous soil.

The fruiting period takes place from October to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 1.5 cm (between 0.5 and 3 cm)
  height of stem approximately 5 cm (between 2.5 and 8 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 1.5 mm (between 1 and 2 mm)

Distinctive features : bell-shaped cap

Galerina mniophila is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18