Club Foot Fungus - Ampulloclitocybe clavipes

Alternative names
Club-footed Clytocybe
Description

Distinguished by its brownish cap, its white spore print, but particularly by its frequently bulbous stem.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Under trees, often under conifers.

When to see it

Late summer and autumn.

Life History

Usually grows singly, rarely in clumps.

UK Status

Widespread and quite common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map