Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Psathyrellaceae
Species: Parasola conopilus (Fr.) Írstadius & E. Larss.
Synonyms: Agaricus aratus
Agaricus conopilus
Agaricus conopilus f. superbus
Agaricus conopilus var. superbus
Agaricus subatratus
Agaricus superbus
Drosophila conopilus
Psathyra conopilus
Psathyra conopilus var. subatrata
Psathyra elata
Psathyrella arata
Psathyrella conopilus
Psathyrella subatrata
Common Name: Conical Brittlestem


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Parasola conopilus

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Alnus glutinosa (2)
Beech (2)
Quercus (1)
Rhododendron (1)
Picea (1)
Betula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (10)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (7)
Woodland: mixed (7)
Parkland and scattered trees (6)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Woodland (4)
Scrub (3)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Swamp (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (11)
Soil Leaves (7)
Litter (1)
Needles (1)
stick, fallen (1)
Wet Soil (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (1)
October (28)
November (1)