Common Grey Disco - Mollisia cinerea

    Alternative names
    Grey Disco

    This is a small grey saucer-shaped fungus with a white margin.

    Identification difficulty

    Grows on dead wood and is commonly found on the underside of logs when rolled over.

    When to see it

    All year round

    Life History

    This fungus is a 'spore shooter'

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map