Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Entolomataceae
Species: Entoloma porphyrophaeum (Fr.) P. Karst.
Synonyms: Agaricus porphyrophaeus
Rhodophyllus porphyrophaeus
Trichopilus porphyrophaeus
Common Name: Lilac Pinkgill

A grassland indicator species
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Entoloma porphyrophaeumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Platanus x hispanica (2)
Poa (1)
Pinus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (9)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (4)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Acid grassland (3)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris-Thymus praecox grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Holcus lanatus-Juncus effusus rush-pasture (1)
Scrub (1)
Scrub: scattered (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (19)
Soil (10)
Soil Mossy (3)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (3)
September (9)
October (34)
November (3)