Spring Brittlestem - Psathyrella spadiceogrisea

    Description

    Cap 3 to 6 cm wide, conical at first, then expanding. Pale brown becoming paler.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On soil in various habitats but often in deciduous woodland and other well wooded places.

    When to see it

    A spring species as the common name suggests.

    UK Status

    Widespread and quite common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Quite common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map