|gills on hymenium|
|cap is convex|
|hymenium is adnexed|
|stipe is bare|
|spore print is black|
|ecology is saprotrophic|
Panaeolus acuminatus, also known as Panaeolus rickenii is a common little brown mushroom.
This is a little brown mushroom that grows on dung and has black spores. It has a cap that is less than 4 cm across, hygrophanous, conic to campanulate to plane, usually with an umbo. The gills are dark purplish black, crowded, with several tiers of intermediate gills. The spores are (11) 13 - 15 (17) x 9 - 11 (12) x (6.5) 7 - 8 (9) micrometers, smooth, black, and shaped like lemons. Cheilocystidia present.
Habitat and distribution
- Gerhardt, E: Taxonomische Revision Gattungen Panaeolus und Panaeolina, page 73. 1996
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