Aniseed Toadstool - Clitocybe odora
Young specimens have a light blue texture on the cap which fades to grey in age.
Deciduous and coniferous woodland.
Late summer and autumn.
It has a strong scent and taste of aniseed, hence its common name.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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