White Fibrecap

Poisonous Poisonous
Autumn Autumn
Summer Summer

A small white mushroom that is quite toxic.

Mushroom Type
Common Names White Fibrecap
Scientific Name Inocybe geophylla
Season Start Jul
Season End Nov
Average Mushroom height (CM) 6
Average Cap width (CM) 4
Please note that each and every mushroom you come across may vary in appearance to these photos.

Cap

Conical, flattening out but leaving an obvious umbo. White smooth and silky turning off-white, slightly yellow.

Gills

Gills cream turning to grey. Joined to stem. Crowded.

Stem

White, fibrous and smooth.

Flesh

White.

Habitat

Most types of woodland, under hedges or shady flowerbeds.

Possible Confusion

Other Inocybes but as this one is white and silky it is fairly easy to identify.

Spore Print

Brown. Almond shaped.

Taste / Smell

Mild.

Frequency

Common.

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