Inocybe splendens

    Description

    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. 

    Habitat

    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

    Map key:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:

    • RED = 2020+
    • DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
    • LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015

    UK Map