Fig 1
CAP: 1-3cm in diameter.  Yellowish tan becoming darker towards the centre.  Surface grooved and splitting at the margin.  Covered in tiny mica-like granules that are soon dispersed. STIPE: Smooth with an initial fine downy covering that soon disappears.  White throughout with buff tinge below. GILLS/PORES: The adnexed to free gills start white and eventually turn black. FLESH: Pallid and thin throughout which deliquesces from the cap edge inwards. SPORES: Dark brown, mitriform. (Link). HABITAT: In clusters on or around the stumps of dead broadleaved trees. SEASON: Common.  Summer to winter. EDIBILITY: Edible.

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