Mycena aetites    (Fr.) Quél. 

common name(s) : Drab Bonnet 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Mycenaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Tricholomatales/Marasmiaceae/Collybieae  

synonyms: Mycena umbellifera, Mycena miserior, Mycena stannea ss.Vel, Mycena ammoniaca ss.Lge. 

edibility : discard

potential confusions with  Mycena aetites toxicity of Mycena aetites genus Mycena  

The cap is pale grey to dark grey-brown or blackish.

its texture is fibrous.

The gills are . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic.

The fruiting period takes place from July to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 1.5 cm (between 0.5 and 3 cm)
  height of stem approximately 5 cm (between 2 and 8 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 2 mm (between 0.5 and 4 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Mycena aetites is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18