Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Lichenomphalia umbellifera (Pers.) H.E. Bigelow
Synonyms: Agaricus ericetorum
Botrydina vulgaris
Byssus botryoides
Gerronema ericetorum
Lepraria botryoides
Merulius turfosus
Micromphale ericetorum
Omphalia ericetorum
Omphalia umbellifera
Omphalia umbellifera f. albida
Omphalia umbellifera f. bispora
Omphalia umbellifera var. nivea
Omphalina ericetorum
Omphalina ericetorum f. albida
Omphalina umbellifera
Phytoconis ericetorum
Common Name: Heath Navel

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Lichenomphalia umbelliferaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Sphagnum (5)
Sphagnum capillifolium (3)
Sphagnum papillosum (3)
Calluna vulgaris (2)
Omphalina ericetorum (1)
Poa (1)
Racomitrium lanuginosum (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Aulacomnium palustre (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Mire: blanket bog (11)
Bog (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Acid grassland: unimproved (2)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Bog: raised (1)
Calcareous grassland: semi-improved (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Fen: flood plain, basic (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Mire: blanket bog, open Sphagnum carpets (1)
Montane heath/dwarf forb (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Scrub (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (15)
Mossy Peat (11)
Soil (6)
Soil Grassy (3)
Soil Peat (3)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Moss (1)
peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
June (1)
July (6)
August (4)
September (11)
October (25)
November (4)