Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Strophariaceae
Species: Gymnopilus junonius (Fr.) P.D. Orton
Synonyms: Agaricus junonius
Pholiota grandis
Pholiota junonia
Pholiota spectabilis var. junonia
Common Name: Spectacular Rustgill

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Gymnopilus junoniusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (9)
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Quercus petraea (3)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Salix (1)
Poa (1)
Malus (1)
Betula pendula (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Acanthaceae (1)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (1)
Picea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (10)
Woodland: mixed (8)
Parkland and scattered trees (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Woodland (4)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Stump (12)
Tree (7)
Quercus rubra (5)
tree base (5)
Dead Wood (2)
Soil Grassy (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Castanea sativa (1)
Cut Trunk (1)
Fallen log (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
February (1)
March (5)
July (2)
August (6)
September (12)
October (26)
November (6)