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.

    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map