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Garland Roundhead


Quite common on lawns and grassy places. 


 

  • Stropharia coronilla: the garland roundhead

    Post date: Wednesday, 21 December, 2016 - 21:29

    The garland roundhead (Stropharia coronilla) is a widespread species in the south of England and is quite common on lawns and grassy places. They can be solitary but, in general, they occur in small groups. They have a lovely shiny brown cap which often hides the stipe so it looks just like a brown lump on the grass. An autumn species like many fungi.

    This species is known to contain harmful chemical substances and is best left alone.


     

Common Name Garland Roundhead
Scientific Name Stropharia coronilla
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