Variable Oysterling - Crepidotus variabilis

Description

Cap 0.5 to 2cm across, kidney-shaped, white and felty-hairy, often lobed. Stem absent or rudimentary. Gills whitish at first becoming ochraceous flesh-coloured. Spore print pinkish-buff; spores ellipsoidal, 5-7 x 3-3.5µm.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

On fallen twigs

When to see it

Autumn

UK Status

Common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

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