Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Macrolepiota procera var. procera (Scop.) Singer
Synonyms: Agaricus procerus
Lepiota procera
Macrolepiota procera
Common Name: Parasol


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Macrolepiota procera var. proceraPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Abies procera (1)
Picea abies (1)
Quercus (1)
Crataegus monogyna (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Improved grassland (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Woodland: plantation (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Sand-dune (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (12)
Soil (5)
Soil Leaves (3)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
August (5)
September (10)
October (16)
November (4)
December (1)