Freckled Dapperling - Lepiota aspera

Description

This is a large (to 15 cm) brownish, white gilled mushroom, with a warty or scaly cap.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Found in woodland, or occasionally on bark chips in parks, and gardens.

When to see it

Autumn.

UK Status

Most frequent in southern England but scarcer elsewhere in Britain.

VC55 Status

Infrequent 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