Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Inocybaceae
Species: Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina (Peck) Gillet
Synonyms: Agaricus geophilus
Agaricus geophyllus
Agaricus geophyllus var. lilacinus
Agaricus geophyllus var. violaceus
Gymnopus geophilus
Gymnopus geophyllus
Inocybe geophylla var. violacea
Inocybe lilacina
Common Name: Lilac Fibrecap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Inocybe geophylla var. lilacinaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (10)
Fagus sylvatica (8)
Corylus avellana (4)
Beech (3)
Quercus petraea (2)
Rhododendron (2)
Cedrus libani (2)
Betula pendula (1)
Betula (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Fagus sylvatica subsp. purpurea (1)
Tilia (1)
Tilia x europaea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (15)
Woodland: mixed (8)
Parkland and scattered trees (7)
Woodland (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (6)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (4)
Scrub (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (31)
Soil Leaves (10)
Soil Grassy (6)
Soil Mossy (3)
Litter (2)
Leaf Litter (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (3)
August (4)
September (25)
October (47)
November (4)