Mealy Frosted Funnel - Clitocybe ditopa

    Description

    Cap 2 to 4 cm across, flattened-convex with depressed centre, soon becoming funnel-shaped. Grey-buff in colour, drying lighter with a pale, almost white margin.  

    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

    Often in conifer woods.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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