Snowy Inkcap - Coprinopsis nivea

    Description

    Cap is conical, expanding with age, becoming flattened, whitish, and covered with white floccules when young, to about 3 cm across.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Grows on cow and horse dung.

    When to see it

    Summer to autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and quite frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent 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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