Fairy Ring Champignon - Marasmius oreades


    Cap: 1 to 5 cm wide, at first bell-shaped with incurved cap edge, becoming convex to almost plane with broad knob; dry, smooth, usually buff to tan, sometimes white to reddish - brown. Gills attached; wide-spaced from one another; broad; white to pale brown.

    Identification difficulty

    Lawns and short grass in groups or ‘rings’.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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