Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Rickenella fibula (Bull.) Raithelh.
Synonyms: Agaricus fibula
Gerronema fibula
Hemimycena fibula
Marasmiellus fibula
Mycena fibula
Omphalia fibula
Omphalia fibula var. candida
Omphalina fibula
Common Name: Orange Mosscap
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Rickenella fibulaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

Photographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Calluna vulgaris (1)
Poa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Acid grassland (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Small parks and city squares (3)
Acid grassland: unimproved (2)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (2)
Ornamental gardens (2)
Scrub (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Bog (1)
Built-up areas (1)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, lowland (1)
Grassland: neutral, unimproved, lowland (1)
Heathland: wet dwarf shrub heath, upland (1)
Heathland: wet heath/acid grassland mosaic, upland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
May (1)
July (2)
August (7)
September (15)
October (29)
November (14)