Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Echinoderma asperum (Pers.) Bon
Synonyms: Agaricus acutesquamosus
Agaricus asper
Agaricus elvensis
Agaricus friesii
Agaricus mariae
Amanita aspera
Cystolepiota acutesquamosa
Cystolepiota aspera
Lepiota acutesquamosa
Lepiota acutesquamosa var. furcata
Lepiota aspera
Lepiota friesii
Lepiota friesii var. acutesquamosa
Lepiota priesii
Common Name: Freckled Dapperling

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Echinoderma asperumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

Photographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (6)
Poa (4)
Tilia x vulgaris (2)
Acer platanoides (2)
Aesculus hippocastanum (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Quercus (2)
Matteuccia struthiopteris (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Castanea sativa (1)
Betula (1)
Crataegus monogyna (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (7)
Woodland: mixed (6)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Woodland (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Built-up areas (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland and scrub (2)
Bog: raised (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (13)
Soil Leaves (6)
Soil Grassy (3)
Leaf Litter (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
August (4)
September (9)
October (19)
November (1)