Ochre Aldercap - Naucoria escharioides

Description

Cap convex, then flattened, sometimes with a central bump, fibrous, yellow brown with a darker centre, to about 3 cm across. Gills adnexed, thin, close, yellow brown, darkening with age.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

On damp ground with Alder.

When to see it

Autumn

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire & Rutland not known.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map