Frosty Webcap - Cortinarius hemitrichus

    Description

    The cap is 2 to 4.5 cm usually brown when young but greying with age. The surface is soon silky and the margin almost white from floccose, white fibrils which are easily washed off by rain.

    Habitat

    Well wooded areas, favouring Birch.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map