Conifer Tuft - Hypholoma capnoides

Alt Name
Naematoloma capnoides
Description

Similar to its poisonous close relative the Sulphur Tuft (Hypholoma fasciculare) but the pale grey gills (never green) of the Conifer Tuft, help distinguish it.

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Habitat

Occurs in small tufts or singly on conifer stumps and on buried or exposed roots of dead conifers.

When to see it

August to October.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain but not nearly as common as the related Sulphur Tuft.

VC55 Status

Infrequent or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map