Rosy Bonnet - Mycena rosea

    Description

    The cap initially has a convex shape before flattening; its diameter may reach up to 6 cm. The caps vary in colour from almost white to a deep pink.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Can be found in deep leaf litter beneath deciduous trees, especially Beech and occasionally found in coniferous woodland.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain with the majority of records coming from the southern and western regions of England.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland nor known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map