Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Agaricus sylvicola var. sylvicola (Vittad.) Peck
Synonyms: Agaricus campestris var. silvicola
Agaricus campestris var. sylvicola
Agaricus essettei
Agaricus silvicola
Agaricus silvicola var. silvicola
Pratella flavescens
Psalliota campestris var. silvicola
Psalliota campestris var. sylvicola
Psalliota flavescens
Psalliota silvicola
Psalliota sylvicola
Common Name: Wood Mushroom


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Agaricus sylvicola var. sylvicolaPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Cupressus macrocarpa (2)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Pinus nigra (1)
Picea abies (1)
Abies procera (1)
Pinus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (3)
Soil Grassy (2)
Soil Needle (2)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
August (4)
September (13)
October (4)