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Psathyrella candolleana (Fr.) G. Bertrand (Pale Brittlestem)

Sets of Photographs

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Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Psathyrella candolleana (Pale Brittlestem)

Psathyrella candolleana may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
(a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools)
(brittlestem toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of Psathyrella candolleana (Pale Brittlestem)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) One of the most widespread and common species of Psathyrella, especially in early autumn. It has a whitish to yellow ochre or brownish cap with a few white scales at the margin when young. The young gills are lilac grey. It grows in tufts or gregariously on soil or decayed wood in frondose woodland, and also amongst grass on lawns and on mud or decaying debris in dried out ponds.
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