Their distinctive tall, slender stems and little brown conical shaped caps are the distinguishing feature of the Conical Brittlestem, which grows in little groups. These clumps of Conical Brittlestems can be found at the base of trees on layers of leaf and wood litter.

Other names: Parasola Conopilus

Habitat: Leaf litter in woodlands, particularly beneath

Season:  Summer to Autumn

This work has been made possible with funding from Grow Wild and The Big Lottery Fund at Kew Gardens.  The artwork was created by local artist Kanj Nicholas and photographs taken at Boundary Way by the Boundary Way Project Team.

NOTE: Many mushrooms & fungi are poisonous, please never forage or eat any mushroom unless an expert mycologist has confirmed your identification. The Boundary Way Project accepts no liability for injury or death caused by the foraging for and/or consumption of misidentified mushrooms & fungi.

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