Agrocybe rivulosa

Description

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
Habitat

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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map