Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Lyophyllaceae
Species: Rugosomyces carneus (Bull.) Bon
Synonyms: Agaricus carneus
Calocybe carnea
Lyophyllum carneum
Tricholoma carneum
Common Name: Pink Domecap


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Rugosomyces carneusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland (3)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Calcareous grassland (2)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (2)
Neutral grassland (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland (2)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Sand-dune (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (10)
Soil (8)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
August (4)
September (10)
October (9)
November (6)