milky conecap (Conocybe apala)

Conocybe apala is a basidiomycete fungus and a member of Conocybe. It is a fairly common fungus, both in North America and Europe, found growing among short green grass. Until recently, the species was also commonly called Conocybe lactea or Conocybe albipes and is colloquially known as the White Dunce Cap . Another common synonym, Bolbitius albipes G.H. Otth 1871, places the fungus in the genus Bolbitius.