Stinking Dapperling - Lepiota cristata
Recognized by a diminutive size (cap 1-5 cm), the presence of pinkish to brownish scales on the cap, the smooth stem that bears a fragile ring. This attractive dapperling expands from ovoid through convex to flat and eventually concave. The free, crowded gills are white or cream, darkening with age.
Grows on the ground near to trees, and often in woodland.
July to October.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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