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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map