Sweet Poisonpie - Hebeloma sacchariolens

    Description

    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
    Habitat

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

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map