|Short grass, mainly on coastal sand dunes.
Red, orange or yellow caps, which are broadly
conical and typically 2 to 4cm in diameter, are
silky in dry weather but become greasy when
wet. The caps blacken only slightly and slowly
in places with age or when cut or bruised.
2 - 7 cms.
August - September
Edible but heavily ingrained with sand
When picking any fungus for consumption,
caution should be exercised at all times.