Cortinarius xanthocephalus


    Cap 2 to 7 cm across, convex then expanded and broadly umbonate, ochraceous to lemon yellow, sometimes streaked or spotted olive-brown, margin incurved. Gills lilac at first, becoming clay-brown and finally cinnamon.

    Identification difficulty

    Found on the ground in deciduous woodland areas.

    When to see it

    September and October.

    UK Status

    Status in Britain not known.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map