Less that 0.5cm in diameter. Stipe much longer. Interesting white rim on the cap. Growing in a mixed deciduous wood. Nearest trees - Ash.
No identification made yet.
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Oh dear! One of those little brown ones that are so beloved by field mycologists NOT!
Maybe someone will try to give you id!
The more I know the more I realise I don't know
Looking again - Mycena??? Any smell when bruised? Was it growing on twig or log (type if possible) or soil? Soil type - acid alkaline??
Almost certainly a Psathyrella. Not likely to get any further than that.
Not so sure - all Psathyrella spp. seem to be 3 plus cm this one only 5mm . OK not expert!
Maybe Fenwickfield has idea!!!
bruise it and smell - sorry. It was growing out of the earth, not wood, amongst bramble. There were quite a lot of mixed cut branches around because of recent trimming/felling. The nearest trees were Ash. We have hard water here so the local soil is likely to be alkaline. Hope this helps.
Common Stump Brittlestem - Psathyrella hydrophila. It grows around the stumps of dead deciduous trees as well as from them. First Nature says the cap becomes between 2-4cm across when it has flattened so it could be much less before it has done so. Any thoughts?
Lat/Lng: 54.7158, -1.6878
OS grid ref: NZ202356