Angel's Bonnet - Mycena arcangeliana
This is a conical fungus with a whitish cap of about 25mm always less than 50 mm. Stem much longer than cap diameter, hollow. Has no smell when fresh but if collected it develops a medicinal (iodine) smell as it dries out. Spore print white.
Grows in tufts in woodland and on wood
Common and widespread in Britain
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015