Funeral Bell - Galerina marginata
Initially hemispherical and then broadly convex or almost flat, the 20 to 40 mm diameter cap is a shiny rust or apricot colour with margins that are yellower and often curved in against the gills. The gills are typically narrow and crowded together.
Saprobic, on stumps, dead trunks and fallen branches of conifers and sometimes deciduous broadleaf trees.
Late summer and autumn.
Widespread though not particularly common in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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