Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Marasmiaceae
Species: Marasmius rotula (Scop.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus rotula
Androsaceus rotula
Merulius collariatus
Micromphale collariatum
Common Name: Collared Parachute

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Marasmius rotulaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (52)
Corylus avellana (10)
Larix (2)
Betula pubescens (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Sambucus nigra (1)
Salix (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Pinus nigra (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (11)
Woodland (7)
Woodland: mixed (7)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Acid grassland (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (2)
Scrub (2)
Boundaries: defunct hedge, species-poor (1)
Boundaries: intact hedge (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Swamp (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Twig (49)
Dead Wood (10)
Soil Leaves (8)
Soil (7)
Leaf Litter (4)
Soil Grassy (4)
Fallen Twig (3)
Wood (3)
Branch (2)
Litter (2)
Dead Twig (1)
Rotting Wood (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Tree (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (6)
March (5)
May (1)
June (5)
July (23)
August (36)
September (45)
October (28)
November (5)