Fairy Inkcap - Coprinellus disseminatus

    Alternative names
    Fairies Bonnets, Coprinus disseminatus
    Description

    Cap becomes convex or bell-shaped; pale buff with buff or honey-buff centre; deeply grooved.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Grows both on the ground and on wood, usually in large groups or clumps.

    When to see it

    May-October

    UK Status

    Quite common and widespread 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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