Bark Bonnet - Mycena speirea

    Description

    Cap is usually about 5 mm, and never more than 1.5 cm. It is off white or beige. Stem much longer than cap diameter.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On twigs of deciduous trees, on wood or plant material.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    Life History

    Solitary or in small groups.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    Map key:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:

    • RED = 2020+
    • DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
    • LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015

    UK Map