Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Hymenochaetales Family: Repetobasidiaceae
Species: Rickenella swartzii (Fr.) Kuyper
Synonyms: Agaricus fibula var. swartzii
Agaricus setipes var. acrocyaneus
Agaricus swartzii
Mycena swartzii
Omphalia fibula var. swartzii
Omphalia grisea var. swartzii
Omphalia swartzii
Omphalina fibula var. swartzii
Omphalina swartzii
Common Name: Collared Mosscap


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Rickenella swartzii

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (2)
Poaceae (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Bryopsida (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Built-up areas (1)
Grassland: calcareous, lowland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (5)
Soil Mossy (4)
Soil (2)
Dead Wood (1)
Moss (1)
mossy bole (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
June (1)
August (2)
September (3)
October (11)
November (2)