Agrocybe rivulosa


    It grows tall with a whitish stem and pale brown cap that starts off conical, but flattens and wrinkles with age, and produces brown spores. The stem has a fleshy, pendulous ring.

    Identification difficulty

    Grows on woodchips and in compost heaps

    When to see it

    It is found in summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    This species was only added to the British list in 2004 but is now widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map