Fig 1
CAP: 4-14cm in diameter.  Bay brown surface to dark brick colour.  Bun shaped with downy surface which becomes smooth and polished.  Viscid in damp weather. STIPE: Lemon yellow covered with fibrils that are concolorous with cap. GILLS/PORES: Pores are large and when handled readily turn blue/green if pressure is applied. FLESH: White to lemon yellow becoming faint blue where cut.  Taste and smell mild and of fungus. SPORES: Olivaceous brown, subfusiform. HABITAT: In mixed woodland. SEASON: Common.  Autumn. EDIBILITY: Excellent especially when young.

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