Species: Clustered Brittlestem (Psathyrella multipedata)

Family: Gilled Mushrooms (PSATHYRELLACEAE)

Category: Fungi

Location: One Sighting

A. Fungi

More extensive information on fungi can be found in a separate blog post.

B. Gilled Mushrooms (PSATHYRELLACEAE)

These are dark-spored agarics with soft, fragile fruiting bodies. The family includes the inkcaps. Many of them deliquesce, that is to say after maturity the gills and caps dissolve by autodigestion into a black inky fluid.

C. Clustered Brittlestem (Psathyrella multipedata)

Clusters of this mushroom, that has pale cream to beige coloured caps, are found in dense posy-like bunches. The stems share a single foot as a common base.


Clustered Brittlestem

The stems of Clustered Brittlestem share a single foot as a common base.