Whitelaced Shank - Megacollybia platyphylla
Cap is 4 to 10 cm across, hemispherical at first, expanding with an umbo developing. The cap is brown sometimes with an ochre tinge, the surface streaked and splitting. Careful lifting should reveal white cords attached to the base of the stipe.
Found on stumps or buried wood of deciduous trees.
It can be found at most times of year during mild periods.
Widespread and fairly common in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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