Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Lepista sordida (Fr.) Singer
Synonyms: Gyrophila nuda var. lilacea
Lepista sordida var. ianthina
Lepista sordida var. lilacea
Lepista sordida var. obscurata
Lepista sordida var. sordida
Rhodopaxillus sordidus
Rhodopaxillus sordidus f. obscuratus
Rhodopaxillus sordidus forma obscuratus
Tricholoma sordidum
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Lepista sordidaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Poaceae (1)
Quercus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Scrub (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (3)
Soil Leaves (3)
Compost Heap (1)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (11)