Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Galerina hypnorum (Schrank) Kühner
Synonyms: Agaricus hypnorum
Galera calyptrospora
Galera hypnorum
Galerina calyptrospora
Galerina hypnorum var. calyptrospora
Galerina hypnorum var. hypnorum
Common Name: Moss Bell

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Galerina hypnorumPhotographer: © Roy Anderson
Photographer: © Roy Anderson

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Bryopsida (1)
Calluna vulgaris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Built up area, domestic (1)
Dry heath/acid grassland (1)
Heathland: wet dwarf shrub heath, upland (1)
Heathland: wet heath/acid grassland mosaic, upland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Scrub (1)
Wet heath/acid grassland (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (3)
mossy bole (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (8)
October (5)
November (4)