Mycena polygramma    (Bull.:Fr.) Gray 

common name(s) : Grooved Bonnet, Stripe-stemmed Mycena 

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

edibility : discard

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The cap is silver grey (in dry weather), dark grey to grey-brown, sometimes with olive shades, with a central umbo. The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is silver grey to brown-grey, without ring.

The flesh is white, unchanging; its taste is mild then slightly acrid; the odour is not distinctive; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are whitish grey, adnate, distant . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on dead wood.

The fruiting period takes place from July to December.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 3.5 cm (between 1 and 6 cm)
  height of stem approximately 9 cm (between 2 and 20 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 3 mm (between 1 and 5 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Distinctive features : stem with longitudinal streaks; silvery colour

Mycena polygramma is infrequent and scattered in the forest of Rambouillet, and is frequent, more generally speaking .
here should be the distribution map of Mycena polygramma in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Mycena polygramma in the forest of Rambouillet

page updated on 14/01/18