Aniseed Toadstool - Clitocybe odora

    Description

    Young specimens have a light blue texture on the cap which fades to grey in age.

    Habitat

    Deciduous and coniferous woodland.

    When to see it

    Late summer and autumn.

    Life History

    It has a strong scent and taste of aniseed, hence its common name.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map