Pholiotina rugosa

Pholiotina rugosa

Observation - Pholiotina rugosa - UK and Ireland. Description: Small brown mushroom growing in a plant pot. Greasy brown cap 25 mm across with dark large central umbo and lighter orange-brown striate margin. Flexible dark grey stem 3 cm long, 2 mm diameter, lighter and powdery at top with a broken ring that was brown

Small brown mushroom growing in a plant pot. Greasy brown cap 25 mm across with dark large central umbo and lighter orange-brown striate margin. Flexible dark grey stem 3 cm long, 2 mm diameter, lighter and powdery at top with a broken ring that was brown on top and white beneath. Light brown free/adnexed gills with fine serrations along edges and maybe remains of cortina on them although it may have been spider web or slug slime! Spore print rusty-tawny. Spores ovoid, smooth, some with a hint of a germ pore, 8-9 x 5-6 microns.