Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Agaricus xanthodermus Genev.
Synonyms: Agaricus xanthodermus subsp. lepiotoides
Agaricus xanthodermus var. griseus
Agaricus xanthodermus var. lepiotoides
Agaricus xanthodermus var. xanthodermus
Psalliota flavescens
Psalliota xanthoderma
Psalliota xanthoderma var. grisea
Psalliota xanthoderma var. lepiotioides
Psalliota xanthoderma var. lepiotoides
Common Name: Yellow Stainer


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Agaricus xanthodermusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

Photographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Prunus laurocerasus (2)
Rhododendron (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (8)
Soil Grassy (2)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
July (1)
August (1)
September (5)
October (12)
November (1)