Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Dermoloma cuneifolium (Fr.) Bon
Synonyms: Agaricus atrocinereus
Agaricus cinereorimosus
Agaricus cuneifolius
Agaricus cuneifolius f. cinereorimosus
Dermoloma atrocinereum
Dermoloma cuneifolium var. cuneifolium
Dermoloma cuneifolium var. punctipes
Dermoloma fuscobrunneum
Tricholoma atrocinereum
Tricholoma cuneifolium
Tricholoma cuneifolium var. cinereorimosum
Common Name: Crazed Cap


A grassland indicator species
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Dermoloma cuneifoliumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (4)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (5)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (5)
Grassland and marsh (4)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Scrub (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Calcareous grassland (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Small parks and city squares (2)
Woodland (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (1)
Nardus stricta-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (1)
Park lawns (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (28)
Soil Grassy (8)
Soil Mossy (4)
Mossy Wood (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
September (9)
October (40)
November (6)