Scientific name:Agrocybe vervacti (Fr.) Singer 1936 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 06.12.2015: Agaricus vervacti Fr. 1821 Agrocybe pediades var. vervacti (Fr.) Singer 1950 Hylophila vervacti (Fr.) Quél. 1888 Naucoria vervacti (Fr.) Quél. 1872 Simocybe vervacti (Fr.) P. Karst. 1879 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 1,5-3 cm across, first hemispherical, later planoconvex, sometimes with an obtuse umbo, if dry satiny, if wet little lubricous, smooth, wax yellow, ocher yellow, orange yellow to reddish brown, margin is smooth, acute.
Hymenophore: lamellae are first pale beige, later ocher brown to brown, broad, broadly adnate with a decurent tooth, edges are with pale cilia.
Spore print: dark red brown
Spore: elliptic, 7,1-8,8 x 4,3-5,8 μm
Stem: 2-4 x 0,3-0,5 cm, cylindric, toward the apex enlarged, young solid, old hollow, apex is whitish, toward the base pale ocher, finely longitudinally fibrillose.
Flesh: whitish to pale creamy, thin, odor is not distinctive, taste is mild, fungoid.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in meadows, parks, on grassy pathsides, usually in grass near hardwoods, grows from summer to fall.