Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Amanitaceae
Species: Amanita rubescens var. rubescens Pers.
Synonyms: Agaricus rubescens
Amanita rubescens
Amanita rubescens var. alba
Common Name: Blusher


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Amanita rubescens var. rubescensPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (154)
Betula pendula (29)
Quercus (27)
Pinus sylvestris (24)
Picea sitchensis (24)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (15)
Quercus petraea (13)
Corylus avellana (9)
Betula (9)
Pinus contorta (7)
Pinus (6)
Abies procera (6)
Beech (4)
Betula pubescens (4)
Larix (2)
Tilia (2)
Abies alba (2)
Pinus radiata (2)
Cedrus deodara (2)
Picea (2)
Pinus nigra (1)
Castanea sativa (1)
Picea abies (1)
Tilia cordata x platyphyllos (1)
Tsuga heterophylla (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (35)
Woodland: mixed (35)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (17)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (14)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (11)
Parkland and scattered trees (8)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (8)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (5)
Woodland (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (4)
Woodland: plantation (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (3)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (2)
Other artificial habitats (2)
Bog (1)
Bog: raised (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: amenity grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (93)
Soil Mossy (52)
Soil Grassy (41)
Soil Leaves (18)
Larch (Larix) (10)
Soil Needle (10)
Leaf Litter (1)
Tree (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (6)
June (11)
July (38)
August (75)
September (83)
October (50)
November (27)
December (1)