This species of fungus is found in dense clumps in deciduous and coniferous woodland and it's aromatic smell helps in identification.
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Common and widespread
Found in dense clusters in deciduous and coniferous woodland.
Shallowly campanulate when young, later flattened with a slightly raised centre. Colour is brownish when moist, drying out to almost white or pale yellow.
Tough flesh, whitish and has an aromatic smell of bitter almonds.
Almost free, narrow and very crowded, initially white and later cream to flesh coloured.
Tough, cylindrical, same colour as the cap and covered over its entire length with minute hairs, which give the stem a whitish granular effect, especially when dry.