Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Omphalotaceae
Species: Gymnopus dryophilus (Bull.) Murrill
Synonyms: Agaricus dryophilus
Collybia dryophila
Collybia dryophila var. alvearis
Collybia dryophila var. aurata
Collybia dryophila var. oedipoides
Marasmius dryophilus
Marasmius dryophilus var. auratus
Omphalia dryophila
Common Name: Russet Toughshank


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Gymnopus dryophilusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (8)
Quercus petraea (4)
Quercus (4)
Calluna vulgaris (3)
Corylus avellana (2)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Salix (1)
Sphagnum (1)
Picea sitchensis (1)
Picea abies (1)
Betula (1)
Picea (1)
Pinus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (7)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Woodland (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Mire: blanket bog (1)
Mire: blanket bog, mosaic (1)
Sand-dune: dune heath (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Leaves (12)
Soil (9)
Soil Mossy (4)
Soil Grassy (3)
Soil Needle (2)
Leaf Litter (1)
Litter (1)
Mossy Peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
May (3)
June (1)
July (4)
August (7)
September (23)
October (21)
November (4)