Verdigris mushrooms, cap dappled

Verdigris mushroom, cap dappled

Verdigris mushrooms, when they first emerge, the colour on the cap is stronger and continous over the entire cap. Usually fades to something like this after they have been out some time. Only a short while needed if there is heavy rain. I don’t remember ever before seeing ones where the surface of the cap has fragmented, leaving the cap dappled with colour.