Orange Bonnet - Mycena acicula

    Description

    The cap is very small, usually no more than 1 cm across and is strikingly yellowy orange in colour.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Damp deciduous broadleaf woodlands, often in areas of deep shade, where they grow attached to small dead twigs which may be buried beneath the top layer of leaf litter.

    When to see it

    Autumn

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire & Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map