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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map