Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Omphalotaceae
Species: Gymnopus confluens (Pers.) Antonín, Halling & Noordel.
Synonyms: Agaricus archyropus
Agaricus ingratus
Collybia confluens
Collybia confluens var. confluens
Collybia ingrata
Marasmius archyropus
Marasmius confluens
Common Name: Clustered Toughshank

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Gymnopus confluensPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (51)
Corylus avellana (15)
Quercus petraea (7)
Beech (6)
Quercus (4)
Larix (3)
Fraxinus excelsior (3)
Poa (3)
Pinus sylvestris (2)
Picea sitchensis (2)
Tilia cordata x platyphyllos (1)
Tilia (1)
Pinus nigra (1)
Picea (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Betula pendula (1)
Betula (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Picea abies (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (29)
Woodland: mixed (28)
Woodland: broadleaved (13)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (13)
Woodland (11)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (10)
Parkland and scattered trees (9)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (7)
Built up area, domestic (5)
Marsh/marshy grassland (3)
Boundaries: intact hedge (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Scrub (2)
Bog (1)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Leaves (75)
Soil (43)
Soil Grassy (18)
Soil Mossy (12)
Soil Needle (6)
Leaf Litter (4)
Dead Wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
March (5)
June (1)
July (15)
August (42)
September (70)
October (76)
November (15)