Omphalina pyxidata    (Bull.:Fr.) Quél. 

common name(s) : Cinnamon Navel, Pixie Funnel Cap 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Tricholomataceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Tricholomatales/Tricholomataceae/Tricholomatoideae  

synonyms: Clitocybe pyxidata 
(unconfirmed synonyms: Omphalia pyxidata, Mycena pyxidata)  

edibility : inedible

potential confusions with  Omphalina pyxidata toxicity of Omphalina pyxidata genus Omphalina  

The cap is red-brown to tawny-brown. The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is brownish red, without ring.

The flesh is pallid, unchanging; its taste is mild; the odour is not distinctive; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are flesh pink to beige brownish, decurrent, distant . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, on a rather sandy soil.

The fruiting period takes place from July to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 1.5 cm (between 0.5 and 4 cm)
  height of stem approximately 3 cm (between 1 and 6 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 3 mm (between 1 and 4 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Distinctive features : reddish-brown to tawny-red, hygrophanous, strongly translucently striate, on poor soils or sand

Omphalina pyxidata is rare and confined in the forest of Rambouillet, and is infrequent, more generally speaking .
here should be the distribution map of Omphalina pyxidata in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Omphalina pyxidata in the forest of Rambouillet

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