Sweet Poisonpie - Hebeloma sacchariolens


    Cap 2 to 7 cm across, convex then flattened, sometimes with an indistinct umbo, ochre buff at the centre paling to buff at the margin, greasy. Smell sweet and flowery. Gills clay-brown then rusty.

    Identification difficulty

    This species is found growing on the ground, often in mixed woodland.

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    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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