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
Common Name: Freckled Dapperling


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Echinoderma asperumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Poa (4)
Acer platanoides (2)
Tilia cordata x platyphyllos (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Quercus (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Castanea sativa (1)
Betula (1)
Aesculus hippocastanum (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)
Marsh/marshy grassland (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 (8)
Soil Leaves (6)
Soil Grassy (3)
Leaf Litter (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (8)
October (14)
November (1)