Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Mycenaceae
Species: Mycena adscendens (Lasch) Maas Geest.
Synonyms: Agaricus adscendens
Agaricus tenerrimus
Mycena tenerrima
Common Name: Frosty Bonnet


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Mycena adscendensPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (3)
Salix (3)
Picea (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Betula (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Twig (6)
Burnt Twig (2)
Dead Branch (2)
Castanea sativa (1)
Dead Wood (1)
Mossy tree bole (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (5)
October (14)