Tetrapyrgos nigripes
Tetrapyrgos nigripes
Tetrapyrgos nigripes
Tetrapyrgos nigripes spores
This tiny mushroom grows from rotting sticks and leaves and is abundant
during wet summer weather. Often confused with Marasmiellus candidus
which usually has a larger cap. Spore shape is the key to separating the two.
Spores of Tetrapyrgos nigripes are
triangular. (Spores of

Marasmiellus candidu
s are
lacrymoid, or tear-shaped.)