Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Chlorophyllum rachodes (Vittad.) Vellinga
Synonyms: Agaricus rachodes
Agaricus rhacodes
Chlorophyllum rhacodes
Lepiota procera var. rachodes
Lepiota procera var. rhacodes
Lepiota rachodes
Lepiota rachodes var. rachodes
Lepiota rhacodes
Lepiota rhacodes var. rhacodes
Macrolepiota rachodes
Macrolepiota rachodes var. rachodes
Macrolepiota rhacodes
Macrolepiota rhacodes var. rhacodes
Macrolepiota venenata
Common Name: Shaggy Parasol


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Chlorophyllum rachodesPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (5)
Picea sitchensis (4)
Pinus (4)
Corylus avellana (2)
Crataegus monogyna (2)
Picea (2)
Quercus (1)
Salix (1)
Urtica dioica (1)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Poa (1)
Taxus baccata (1)
Picea abies (1)
Larix (1)
Cupressus macrocarpa (1)
Cedrus libani (1)
Betula (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Acanthaceae (1)
Sambucus nigra (1)
Pinaceae (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (10)
Woodland: mixed (6)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Woodland: broadleaved (4)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (4)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: plantation (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Boundaries: earth bank (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: amenity grassland (1)
Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris-Thymus praecox grassland (1)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Improved grassland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Poor semi-improved (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous (1)
Valley alderwoods on neutral-alkaline soils (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (34)
Soil Grassy (14)
Soil Needle (7)
Soil Leaves (5)
Soil Mossy (3)
Compost Heap (1)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Leaf Litter (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
June (2)
July (2)
August (6)
September (24)
October (44)
November (19)
December (1)