Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Entolomataceae
Species: Entoloma conferendum var. conferendum (Britzelm.) Noordel.
Synonyms: Agaricus conferendus
Agaricus pascuus
Entoloma conferendum
Entoloma conferendum var. rickenii
Entoloma pascuum
Entoloma staurosporum
Nolanea conferenda
Nolanea pascua
Nolanea staurospora
Rhodophyllus rickenii
Rhodophyllus staurosporus
Common Name: Star Pinkgill

A grassland indicator species
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Entoloma conferendum var. conferendumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (3)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Beech (1)
Quercus (1)
Poaceae (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (11)
Acid grassland (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Dry heath/acid grassland (2)
Grassland: acidic, upland (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Park lawns (2)
Scrub (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Acid grassland: unimproved (1)
Bog (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Built-up areas (1)
Dry dwarf shrub heath (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Heathland (1)
Montane heath/dwarf forb (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Wet heath/acid grassland (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (31)
Soil Grassy (14)
Sand (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
May (3)
August (7)
September (16)
October (55)
November (23)