Snapping Bonnet - Mycena vitilis

    Description

    The cap is 2 to 3 cm, yellow brown or grey brown with whitish gills. The stem is tougher than it appears and is white with a slightly greasy feel.

    Habitat

    It grows on the ground among leaves in damp places.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    Life History

    Often solitary.

    UK Status

    Fairly common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map