Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Melanoleuca polioleuca (Fr.) Kühner & Maire
Synonyms: Agaricus melaleucus ? polioleucus
Agaricus melaleucus ? polioleucus
Melaleuca vulgaris
Melanoleuca polioleuca f. polioleuca
Melanoleuca polioleuca forma polioleuca
Melanoleuca vulgaris
Tricholoma melaleucum var. polioleucum
Tricholoma polioleucum
Common Name: Common Cavalier


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Melanoleuca polioleucaPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poaceae (5)
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Corylus avellana (1)
Picea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (10)
Litter (3)
Leaf Litter (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (1)
October (19)
November (1)