Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Incertae sedis
Species: Panaeolus semiovatus var. semiovatus (Sowerby) S. Lundell
Synonyms: Agaricus ciliaris
Agaricus fimiputris
Agaricus semiovatus
Agaricus separatus
Anellaria fimiputris
Anellaria semiovata
Anellaria separata
Anellaria separata var. minor
Coprinus ciliatus
Coprinus semiovatus
Panaeolus fimiputris
Panaeolus semiovatus
Panaeolus separatus
Common Name: Egghead Mottlegill

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Panaeolus semiovatus var. semiovatusPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Bos domestic (24)
Ovis domestic (7)
Bos taurus (3)
Equus caballus (2)
Bos (1)
Poaceae (1)
Ovis (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (9)
Acid grassland (7)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Acid grassland: unimproved (2)
Dry dwarf shrub heath: acid (2)
Mire: blanket bog (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Juncus effusus/acutiflorus-Galium palustre rush-pasture (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Scrub: scattered (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dung (41)
Soil Grassy (6)
Soil (3)
Moss (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
June (1)
July (14)
August (12)
September (9)
October (9)
November (13)