Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Hebeloma sinapizans (Paulet) Gillet
Synonyms: Agaricus sinapizans
Hypophyllum sinapizans
Common Name: Bitter Poisonpie


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Hebeloma sinapizansPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Corylus avellana (5)
Fagus sylvatica (5)
Quercus (2)
Betula (2)
Betula pubescens (2)
Quercus petraea (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Hazel (1)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (14)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Built up area, domestic (6)
Parkland and scattered trees (6)
Scrub (5)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (12)
Larch (Larix) (3)
Soil Leaves (3)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (6)
October (18)