Fairy Ring Champignon - Marasmius oreades

    Description

    Cap: 1 to 5 cm wide, at first bell-shaped with incurved cap edge, becoming convex to almost plane with broad knob; dry, smooth, usually buff to tan, sometimes white to reddish - brown. Gills attached; wide-spaced from one another; broad; white to pale brown.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Lawns and short grass in groups or ‘rings’.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map