Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Psathyrellaceae
Species: Coprinellus disseminatus (Pers.) J.E. Lange
Synonyms: Agaricus disseminatus
Agaricus minutulus
Coprinarius disseminatus
Coprinus disseminatus
Psathyrella disseminata
Pseudocoprinus disseminatus
Common Name: Fairy Inkcap

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Coprinellus disseminatusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Beech (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Stump (4)
Soil (2)
Soil Leaves (2)
dead stump (1)
Fallen Tree (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
May (2)
August (2)
September (6)
October (6)
November (1)