Fig 1
CAP: 2 - 8cm in diameter.  At first convex then flattening out and finally becoming funnel-shaped. Barely distinct umbo present at times. Colour varies with pinkish-grey tones predominant. Margin starts inrolled and the general cap is slimy when damp. STIPE: Buffish to pink, fragile and can be tapering, cylindrical or slightly clavate. GILLS/PORES: Gills are finely spaced, creamy buff and slightly decurrent. FLESH: Hollow and buff coloured. Milk hot and acrid and dries greyish-green on the gills. SPORES: White to creamy yellow, elliptic with ridged network. HABITAT: Found in usually in large groups in moist areas with various types of Birch. SEASON: Frequent, autumn. EDIBILITY: Inedible.

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