Ivory Bonnet Scientific name:Atheniella flavoalba (Fr.) Redhead, Moncalvo, Vilgalys, Desjardin, B.A. Perry 2012 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 19.01.2015: Agaricus flavoalbus Fr. 1838 Hemimycena flavoalba (Fr.) Singer 1938 Marasmiellus flavoalbus (Fr.) Singer 1951 Mycena flavoalba (Fr.) Quél. 1872 Mycena flavoalba var. amara J. Favre 1948 Mycena flavoalba var. flavoalba (Fr.) Quél. 1872 Mycena flavoalba var. microspora A.H. Sm. 1947 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 0,8-2 cm across, first campanulate conic, acute umbonate, later convex to plane, sometimes with an uplifted margin, with a small obtuse umbo, smooth, dull, almost to the center translucent striate, light yellow to yellow with a slight orange tint, center is darker, toward the margin increasing paler, marginal zone is whitish, more rarely the entire cup is almost white, margin is finely crenate.
Hymenophore: lamellae are whitish, later light cream yellowish, broad, finely adnexed and decurrent as a small tooth.
Spore print: white
Spore: elliptic, cylindric elliptic, 6,5-8,2 x 3,7-4,6 μm
Stem: 2,5-5 x 0,1-0,2 cm, cylindric, smooth, dull, whitish to yellowish, apex is whitish powdered, not fragile but easily snapped.
Flesh: whitish to yellowish, very thin, odor is faintly raphanoid, taste is mild, raphanoid.
Habitat: solitary to greagrious inside or otuside forests, on needles or remains of leaves, among grasses and mosses, grows from summer to fall.