Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Inocybaceae
Species: Inocybe geophylla var. geophylla (Fr.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus clarkii
Inocybe clarkii
Inocybe geophylla
Inocybe geophylla var. alba
Common Name: White Fibrecap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Inocybe geophylla var. geophyllaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (9)
Corylus avellana (6)
Quercus (6)
Betula (4)
Beech (3)
Tilia x europaea (3)
Betula pubescens (2)
Quercus robur (1)
Salix (1)
Alnus (1)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (1)
Pinus (1)
Picea (1)
Tilia (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (15)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Parkland and scattered trees (8)
Woodland (8)
Woodland: mixed (8)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (6)
Scrub (4)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Swamp (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (34)
Soil Leaves (12)
Soil Mossy (7)
Soil Grassy (6)
Leaf Litter (1)
Litter (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (3)
June (1)
July (2)
August (6)
September (29)
October (47)
November (4)