Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Entolomataceae
Species: Clitopilus prunulus (Scop.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus orcellus
Agaricus prunulus
Clitopilus orcella
Clitopilus orcellus
Paxillopsis prunulus
Pleuropus orcellus
Common Name: The Miller


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Clitopilus prunulusPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (18)
Quercus (5)
Poa (4)
Quercus petraea (2)
Tilia (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (11)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Parkland and scattered trees (8)
Built up area, domestic (5)
Woodland: mixed (5)
Woodland (4)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (3)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (3)
Scrub (3)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (2)
Coastland: grey dunes (2)
Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris-Thymus praecox grassland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: plantation (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Sand-dune: dune heath (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (29)
Soil (21)
Larch (Larix) (4)
Soil Mossy (4)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (3)
August (7)
September (35)
October (32)
November (14)
December (3)