Clustered Toughshank - Collybia confluens


    Cap 3 to 5 cm, flesh colour to brownish. Gills very crowded, white to pinkish brown. Stem (stipe) slender, usually furrowed or compressed, covered with a distinctive lilac grey bloom.

    Identification difficulty

    Woods of all kinds

    When to see it


    Life History

    Often grows in clusters

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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