Mealy Bonnet - Mycena cinerella

    Description

    Caps up to 15 mm across. A small grey Bonnet with a dry, almost waxy appearance.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Among fallen leaves of deciduous trees, and needles of coniferous trees.

    When to see it

    This is usually a late arrival and commonly not seen until October / November.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    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