Gymnopus fuscopurpureus

    Alternative names
    Collybia fuscopurpurea
    Description

    A dark pinkish brown fungus, the gills and stem are also brown and the stem base is slightly hairy.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Mainly in leaf litter of broadleaved trees.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread in England and Wales but not particularly common.

    VC55 Status

    Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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

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