Yellow Fieldcap - Bolbitius titubans
Cap 4 to 6 cm sticky and deeply striate. Bright yellow in colour but fading with age. Gills yellow when fresh but becoming rusty brown as the spores ripen. Spore print brown, spores ellipsoidal, smooth.
In grassy places, especially where manured, and on compost etc.
Found from spring until autumn
Fairly common in much of Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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