Collared Parachute - Marasmius rotula

Description

A small fungus, the cap less than 5 cm across, convex, centrally flattened and ribbed like a parachute with the margin scalloped, whitish, sometimes dark brown in the depressed centre. Gills whitish cream, attached to a collar free of the stem.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Deciduous woods, growing on dead twigs and leaves.

When to see it

Found from summer until winter

UK Status

Common throughout Britain

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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

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