Freckled Dapperling - Lepiota aspera


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

    Identification difficulty

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

    When to see it


    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