Iodine Bonnet - Mycena filopes

    Description

    Cap convex, expanding with age, lined, grey brown, margin whitish, to about 2 cm across. Stem is slender, greyish, sometimes with white hairs at the base.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Mossy lawns often under conifers and other trees, on soil or woody debris.

    When to see it

    Autumn

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    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