Red Edge Brittlestem - Psathyrella corrugis
A fairly small fungus with a smooth, pale brown, bell-shaped cap. The gills are brown and typically have a pinkish edge - hence the fungi's common name. Spore print purple-black, spores ellipsoidal, smooth with a germinal pore, 10-13 x 6-7µm.
Psathyrella can be distinguished from the similar Mycena genus by their dark spores (Mycena have white/pale spores).
Woodland and well wooded areas.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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