Frosty Webcap

Frosty Webcap

Observation - Frosty Webcap - UK and Ireland. Description: Growing with birches. Cap2.5cm, flat with sharp umbo, brown with fine white scales giving it a frosty appearance, drying paler. Wispy strands of cobweb like Cortina still present on some specimens - see 2nd photo. Stipe 40 x3mm, cylindrical, white with br

Growing with birches. Cap2.5cm, flat with sharp umbo, brown with fine white scales giving it a frosty appearance, drying paler. Wispy strands of cobweb like Cortina still present on some specimens - see 2nd photo. Stipe 40 x3mm, cylindrical, white with brownish fibres. Gills greyish-buff, reddish brown on older specimens.