Dewdrop Mottlegill - Panaeolus acuminatus

    Alternative names
    Panaeolus rickenii

    This is a little brown mushroom that has black spores. It has a cap that is less than 4 cm across

    Identification difficulty

    In grows in grass and in dung preferring damp conditions.

    When to see it

    Found from spring until autumn

    UK Status

    Quite 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