Grey Knight - Tricholoma terreum

Description

The cap is 3 to 6 cm wide and evenly covered in fine grey scales. Convex with a slight boss, it is broadly conical in shape. The whitish stipe has no ring. Gills are free (unattached to the stipe).

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Under conifers, particularly pine and spruce.

When to see it

Autumn.

UK Status

Widespread but sometimes local in Britain.

VC55 Status

Local in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map