Yellow fieldcap, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Yellow fieldcap, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Observation - Yellow fieldcap, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland - UK and Ireland. Description: Bright yellow mushrooms growing within grassland area. Caps are slimy; young specimens are egg-shaped (Photo 1) becoming bell shaped (Photo 5) and eventually flattening. Stems are fragile and have a yellow-greenish hue on young specimens (left hand specim

Bright yellow mushrooms growing within grassland area. Caps are slimy; young specimens are egg-shaped (Photo 1) becoming bell shaped (Photo 5) and eventually flattening. Stems are fragile and have a yellow-greenish hue on young specimens (left hand specimen – Photo 1); slightly granular towards the apex. Gills yellow, close and appear to be free (Photo 7). Coin size reference throughout.