Flowery Blewit - Lepista irina
5 to 10 cm across; hemispherical then broadly convex with an undulating margin; smooth; pale beige, becoming pinkish brown towards the centre when moist, drying paler. Perfumed, like flowers.
This attractive blewit is found with deciduous trees; it is most common in Beech woodland in southern England.
July to November.
Widespread but local in the south of England scarcer further north.
Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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