Russet Toughshank - Gymnopus dryophilus

    Alt Name
    Collybia dryophila

    Its distinguishing features include its greasy, tawny or tan cap of 2 to 5 cm; its attached, crowded, white gills; the absence of a partial veil; and its white spore print.


    Woodland of all types.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and quite common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map