Snapping Bonnet - Mycena vitilis


    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.

    Identification difficulty

    It grows on the ground among leaves in damp places.

    When to see it


    Life History

    Often solitary.

    UK Status

    Fairly common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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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