Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales Family: Incertae sedis
Species: Mitrula paludosa Fr.
Synonyms: Clavaria phalloides
Leotia epiphylla
Leotia uliginosa
Mitrula phalloides
Common Name: Bog Beacon


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Mitrula paludosaPhotographer:  Stuart Dunlop
Photographer: Stuart Dunlop

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Calluna vulgaris (2)
Bryopsida (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Bog (1)
Fen (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (1)
Fagus (1)
Moss (1)
Soil (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
April (1)
May (5)
June (2)
July (3)
August (2)