Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Tricholoma sulphureum var. sulphureum (Bull.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Gymnopus sulphureus
Tricholoma sulphureum
Common Name: Sulphur Knight


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Tricholoma sulphureum var. sulphureumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (17)
Corylus avellana (9)
Quercus (9)
Quercus petraea (6)
Beech (2)
Quercus robur (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Ilex aquifolium (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (23)
Woodland: mixed (11)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (10)
Woodland (9)
Parkland and scattered trees (8)
Built up area, domestic (7)
Woodland: broadleaved (7)
Scrub (4)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (4)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (38)
Soil Leaves (10)
Soil Mossy (5)
Leaf Litter (4)
dead stump (1)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (3)
August (1)
September (11)
October (52)
November (3)