Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Agaricus xanthodermus Genev.
Synonyms: Agaricus xanthodermus var. griseus
Agaricus xanthodermus var. lepiotoides
Agaricus xanthodermus var. xanthodermus
Psalliota flavescens
Psalliota xanthoderma
Psalliota xanthoderma var. grisea
Psalliota xanthoderma var. lepiotoides
Common Name: Yellow Stainer


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Agaricus xanthodermusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Prunus laurocerasus (2)
Rhododendron (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (8)
Soil Grassy (2)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
August (1)
September (5)
October (12)
November (1)