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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map