Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Strophariaceae
Species: Psilocybe semilanceata (Fr.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus semilanceatus
Common Name: Liberty Cap

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Psilocybe semilanceataPhotographer:  Darren Brown
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Bos domestic (4)
Poa (2)
Poaceae (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (12)
Acid grassland (5)
Acid grassland: unimproved (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (3)
Grassland and marsh (3)
Mire: blanket bog (3)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (2)
Improved grassland (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Bog (1)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: amenity grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Nardus stricta-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (29)
Soil (16)
Dung (4)
Soil Mossy (4)
Grass (1)
Tree (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
August (1)
September (12)
October (46)
November (30)