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Small brown mushrooms on wood with cinnamon-brown spore print. The common
has a distinctive small point in the centre of the cap, develops in groups on large pieces of fallen wood, and has a well-developed ring on the stalk.
There are several species in New Zealand, with only
(widespread in the Southern Hemisphere) common.
is similar in shape, also develops in clusters on fallen wood, but lacks a ring on the stalk and has a greenish tinge to the gills.
A very common species.
Close-up showing characteristic peak at centre of cap.