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Small brown mushrooms with a conical cap. Found mostly on wood and humus and in lawns. Cap structure cellular and spores smooth. Taxonomically poorly understood for New Zealand.
Several of the species reported from New Zealand may have been incorrectly identified, only those listed below have descriptions or images available from NZFungi.

Name (click to select)Image (click to enlarge)
 Psathyrella ammophila  
 Psathyrella asperospora  
 Psathyrella candolleana  
 Psathyrella conopila  
 Psathyrella echinata  
 Psathyrella gracilis