Grooved Bonnet - Mycena polygramma
Cap is up to 4.5 cm across, initially conical, then flattened, umbonate with age. It is fairly dark grey-brown in colour and striate. The stalk (stipe) is of similar colour to the cap; it is long and slender and can have silvery longitudinal striations when mature.
Grows on rotted wood near the base of deciduous trees, particularly Oak.
Found from summer to late autumn
Widespread but not particularly common in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015