Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales Family: Geoglossaceae
Species: Trichoglossum hirsutum var. hirsutum (Pers.) Boud.
Synonyms: Geoglossum hirsutum
Trichoglossum hirsutum
Common Name: Hairy Earthtongue

A grassland indicator species
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Trichoglossum hirsutum var. hirsutumPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

Photographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (2)
Poaceae (2)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (6)
Calcareous grassland (3)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Grassland and marsh (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Acid grassland: unimproved (1)
Built-up areas (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, lowland (1)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Park lawns (1)
Poor semi-improved (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Sesleria albicans-Galium sterneri grassland (1)
Small parks and city squares (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (37)
Soil Grassy (8)
Soil Leaves (3)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Cupule (1)
Decorticated Wood (1)
Fallen Leaf (1)
Mossy rock (1)
Sand (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (1)
September (4)
October (35)
November (37)
December (4)