Fools Funnel - Clitocybe rivulosa

    Description

    A small white or white and buff coloured mushroom, the 3 to 4 cm diameter cap is funnel-shaped with decurrent crowded white gills, with specks of pink. The fibrous stipe is up to 4 cm tall and bears no ring.

    Habitat

    In sandy soil amongst grass, often on path edges or roadsides.

    When to see it

    Late summer and autumn.

    Life History

    Often found in groups or rings.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map