Fairy Inkcap - Coprinellus disseminatus

    Alternative names
    Fairies Bonnets, Coprinus disseminatus

    Cap becomes convex or bell-shaped; pale buff with buff or honey-buff centre; deeply grooved.

    Identification difficulty

    Grows both on the ground and on wood, usually in large groups or clumps.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Quite common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional 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