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Nolanea murraii             Yellow Unicorn Mushroom

The lemon-yellow colour and pinkish spore print are distinctive for this species.  The cap of the mushroom often has a long, narrow prolongation at the apex which gives rise to the common name.

Caps are 1-3 cm across, lemon-yellow, conical to bell-shaped, often with a narrow, elongate knob at the apex.  Gills are attached, well-spaced, pale yellow but become flesh-coloured in age.  Stalks are up to 8 cm tall, slender, smooth and coloured as the cap.  The spore print is pink.   Widespread and not uncommon, it fruits on the ground in woods, sometimes on rotten wood. Also known as Entoloma murraii.