Inocybe hystrix (Fr.) Karst. Rauber Risspilz, Scaly Fibrecap. Cap 2–4cm across, convex or with a low broad umbo, covered in dark brown pointed, erect scales on a pale background. Stem 40–80 x 5–8mm, sometimes slightly thickened towards the base, covered in dark brown recurved scales except for the paler apex. Flesh whitish pallid. Taste mild, smell slight. Gills adnate, whitish at first then pale clay with a white edge. Pleuro- and cheilocystidia thick-walled, apically encrusted, fusoid. Spore print snuff-brown. Spores almond-shaped, smooth, 9–11.5 x 4.5–6.5µ. Habitat deciduous woods, especially beech. Season autumn. Rare – mostly northern in distribution. Poisonous. Distribution, America and Europe.