Garland Roundhead (Stropharia coronilla)

The Garland Roundhead is a widespread species in the south of England and is quite common on ;awns 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.
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Find out more about the Garland Roundhead in Dorset here: www.natureofdorset.co.uk/species_panel/Garland%20Roundhea...

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