Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Porpoloma metapodium (Fr.) Singer
Synonyms: Agaricus metapodius
Hygrocybe metapodia
Hygrophorus metapodius
Common Name: Mealy Meadowcap

NI Biodiversity Action Plan: Northern Ireland Priority Species
A grassland indicator species
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Porpoloma metapodiumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (2)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (1)
October (1)