Mountain Brownie - Psilocybe montana

    Alt Name
    Deconica montana
    Description

    Cap is 0.5 to 2.5 cm wide; conical, becoming broadly convex; moist, smooth; dark reddish-brown, drying yellowish-brown. Gills: attached, almost distant, moderately broad; pale brown, becoming dark reddish-brown.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    It is saprobic, possibly also parasitic. It is associated with mosses.

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map