Dwarf Bell - Galerina pumila

    Description

    A small, delicate looking fungus. The cap is 1 to 2 cm across, convex, deeply striate and yellowish ochre with fawn centre. It is long stalked (up to 5cm). Spore print yellow-orange, spores ellipsoidal, smooth, 10-13 x 5-7μm.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Mossy lawns and pastures.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional 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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