Grey Knight - Tricholoma terreum

    Description

    The cap is 3 to 6 cm wide and evenly covered in fine grey scales. Convex with a slight boss, it is broadly conical in shape. The whitish stipe has no ring. Gills are free (unattached to the stipe).

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Under conifers, particularly pine and spruce.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread but sometimes local in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Local in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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

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