Scaphisoma agaricinum


    A small (2 mm) blackish-green beetle which is rather tear drop shaped.

    Identification difficulty

    Found in rotting timber and bracket fungi.

    When to see it

    All year round, especially August and September.

    UK Status

    Widespread in southern Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 12 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map