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.

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Species profile

Common names
Bark Bonnet
Species group:
Fungi
Kingdom:
Fungi
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Mycenaceae
Records on NatureSpot:
6
First record:
02/11/2011 (Calow, Graham)
Last record:
22/10/2022 (Cook, Joni)

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