Fig 1
CAP: 4-12cm wide.  Marbled grey to dark brown.  Starting broadly convex becoming flattened bun shaped. Dry and felty becoming smooth and slightly sticky. STIPE: White with mouse grey scales.  Bruises greeny yellow on handling. GILLS/PORES: Pores start white then become buff to chocolate brown. FLESH: White turning blue-green below and light pink elsewhere.  Taste and smell pleasant. SPORES: Snuff brown, subfusiform. HABITAT: Mixed damp woodland, often with birch. SEASON: Frequent.  Late summer to autumn. EDIBILITY: Edible.
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