Inocybe splendens


Cap 3 to 5 cm. A fairly sturdy, brownish cap with a central umbo and paler whitish stem.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters. 


Grassland, often at the edge of woods.

When to see it

Summer and autumn.

UK Status

Although it is widespread in England it seems to be rather infrequent.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map