Ochre Aldercap - Naucoria escharioides


    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

    On damp ground with Alder.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire & Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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