Twig Parachute - Marasmiellus ramealis

Description

A small fungus. The cap is usually no more than 1 cm across. It is initially convex, but later flattens and may become depressed in the centre. It is a pinky white sometimes darker towards the middle.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Found on a range of broad-leaf twigs and herbaceous material, including dead bramble stems.

When to see it

Early summer to autumn

UK Status

Fairly common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly common 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