Rootlet Brittlestem - Psathyrella microrhiza


    Cap 1 to 3 cm across, ochraceous to reddish brown when moist, drying greyer. The stem has a rooting base and is covered in whitish hairs. Gills adnate, pallid but soon darkening, and with pinkish edges.

    Identification difficulty

    On the ground in woodland.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Fairly widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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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

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