Pleated Inkcap - Parasola plicatilis
A delicate dirty white or pale grey brown species that lasts less than a day. The cap is 1 to 2 cm. Spore print black. Spores almond shaped, 10-13 x 710μm with an eccentric germ pore.
On soil amongst grass in unimproved grassland, parkland, on lawns and along woodland edges (but not in woodland).
Found from late spring until autumn
Found singly or in small groups often after rain.
Fairly common and widespread in Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015