Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Strophariaceae
Species: Pholiota alnicola var. alnicola (Fr.) Singer
Synonyms: Agaricus alnicola
Agaricus apicreus
Dryophila alnicola
Flammula alnicola
Flammula apicrea
Pholiota alnicola
Pholiota apicrea
Pholiota aromatica
Common Name: Alder Scalycap


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Pholiota alnicola var. alnicola

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Alnus cordata (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Stump (3)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (2)
November (1)
December (1)