Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Onygenales Family: Onygenaceae
Species: Onygena equina (Willd.) Pers.
Synonyms: Lycoperdon equinum
Common Name: Horn Stalkball


British Red Data List (2006): Near Threatened
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Onygena equinaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Ovis domestic (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland (2)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Mire: blanket bog (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
horn (5)
Dead Wood (1)
Sheep Horn (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
September (1)
October (5)
November (3)