Deconica coprophila

    Alt Name
    Psilocybe coprophila
    Description

    Cap 1.0 to 2.5, at first hemispheric, sometimes with a low umbo, becoming convex. Fringed with whitish scales when young, surface glabrous, sub viscid, colour reddish-brown to dingy yellowish-brown. Gills few, open brown, stipe very narrow brown.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Scattered or clustered on herbivore dung.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map