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Bonnets and Mottlegills


These species have caps that are shaped like little hats that sit on top of thin stems. They are usually fragile little fungi and can be very difficult to identify as many seem, at first sight anyway, the same as their cousins. 

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Common Stump Brittlestem

Psathyrella piluliformis

Brown Mottlegill

Panaeolina foenisecci

Petticoat Mottlegill

Panaeolus papilionaceus

Egghead Mottlegill

Panaeolus semiovatus

Sheathed Woodtuft

Kuehneromyces mutabilis

Brownedge Bonnet

Mycenna olivaceomarginata

Burgundy Drop Bonnet

Mycena haematopus

Common Bonnet

Mycena galericulata

Grooved Bonnet

Mycena polygramma

Bleeding Bonnet

Mycena sanguinolenta