Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Hebeloma mesophaeum (Pers.) Quél.
Synonyms: Agaricus fastibilis var. mesophaeus
Agaricus mesophaeum
Agaricus mesophaeus
Agaricus mesophaeus var. minor
Agaricus strophosus
Hebeloma flammuloides
Hebeloma mesophaeum var. mesophaeum
Hebeloma mesophaeum var. minor
Hebeloma mesophaeum var. strophosum
Hebeloma strophosum
Common Name: Veiled Poisonpie

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Hebeloma mesophaeumPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula pendula (2)
Betula (2)
Picea sitchensis (1)
Poa (1)
Pinus (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Beech (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: coniferous (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (3)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (7)
October (4)
November (1)