Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Incertae sedis
Species: Panaeolus papilionaceus var. papilionaceus (Bull.) Quél.
Synonyms: Agaricus papilionaceus
Agaricus retirugis
Agaricus sphinctrinus
Coprinus papilionaceus
Panaeolus campanulatus
Panaeolus campanulatus var. sphinctrinus
Panaeolus papilionaceus
Panaeolus retirugis
Panaeolus sphinctrinus
Common Name: Petticoat Mottlegill


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Panaeolus papilionaceus var. papilionaceusPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Bos domestic (47)
Ovis domestic (19)
Poaceae (2)
Bos (1)
Oryctolagus cuniculus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (16)
Acid grassland (9)
Grassland and marsh (9)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (6)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (6)
Acid grassland: unimproved (5)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (5)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (5)
Mire: blanket bog (4)
Boundaries: intact hedge (3)
Improved grassland (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland (3)
Calcareous grassland (2)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (2)
Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris-Thymus praecox grassland (2)
Mire: blanket bog, open Sphagnum carpets (2)
Sesleria albicans-Galium sterneri grassland (2)
Wet heath/acid grassland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Bog (1)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Calcareous grassland: semi-improved (1)
Coastland: grey dunes (1)
Fen (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Holcus lanatus-Juncus effusus rush-pasture (1)
Lolium perenne-Cynosurus cristatus grassland (1)
Nardus stricta-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Sand-dune: dune slack (1)
Scrub (1)
Scrub: scattered (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dung (72)
Soil Grassy (44)
Soil (11)
Soil Mossy (3)
Grass (1)
Moss (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
April (2)
May (1)
June (2)
July (27)
August (23)
September (33)
October (56)
November (23)
December (3)