Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Strophariaceae
Species: Hypholoma elongatum (Pers.) Ricken
Synonyms: Agaricus elongatus
Hypholoma elongatipes
Psilocybe elongata
Psilocybe elongatipes
Psilocybe uda var. elongata
Common Name: Sphagnum Brownie


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Hypholoma elongatumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Sphagnum papillosum (7)
Sphagnum capillifolium (4)
Sphagnum (1)
Sphagnum palustre (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Bog (5)
Mire: blanket bog (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Acid grassland: unimproved (1)
Bog: raised (1)
Calcareous grassland: semi-improved (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Nardus stricta-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (10)
Moss (4)
Mossy Peat (3)
peat (1)
Soil (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
August (2)
September (6)
October (18)
December (2)