Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Pluteaceae
Species: Volvariella gloiocephala (DC.) Boekhout & Enderle
Synonyms: Agaricus gloiocephalus
Agaricus speciosus
Amanita speciosa
Volvaria gloiocephala
Volvaria speciosa
Volvaria speciosa forma gloiocephala
Volvaria speciosa var. gloiocephala
Volvariella speciosa
Volvariella speciosa f. gloiocephala
Volvariella speciosa var. gloiocephala
Common Name: Stubble Rosegill


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Volvariella gloiocephalaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Ammophila arenaria (1)
Poaceae (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Built-up areas (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (2)
Improved grassland (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: improved/reseeded, lowland (1)
Sand-dune: open dune (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (12)
Grass (3)
Quercus (3)
Soil (3)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Sand (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (3)
May (3)
July (2)
August (5)
September (7)
October (11)
November (6)