Bark Bonnet - Mycena speirea


    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

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

    When to see it


    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: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map