Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Psathyrellaceae
Species: Lacrymaria lacrymabunda (Bull.) Pat.
Synonyms: Agaricus areolatus
Agaricus lacrymabundus
Agaricus lacrymabundus velutinus
Agaricus lacrymabundus velutinus
Agaricus lacrymabundus velutinus
Agaricus velutinus
Coprinus velutinus
Hypholoma lacrymabundum
Hypholoma velutinum
Lacrymaria lacrymabunda f. gracillima
Lacrymaria lacrymabunda forma gracillima
Lacrymaria velutina
Lacrymaria velutina f. gracillima
Lacrymaria velutina forma gracillima
Psathyra lacrymabunda
Psathyrella lacrymabunda
Psathyrella velutina
Psilocybe areolata
Common Name: Weeping Widow

Click on the dots to get a species list for the 10km square that it represents.

View this data on the NBN Gateway What does this mean?

This distribution map was produced using DMap
Lacrymaria lacrymabundaPhotographer:  Stuart Dunlop
Photographer: Stuart Dunlop

Photographer:  Stuart Dunlop Photographer:  David Mitchel
Have you a photograph, digital or otherwise that you would like to provide for this page? Or would you like to use this photograph? If so, please e-mail David Mitchel at the address given on the home page.

Or search Google Images for this species
View this species in its UK context on the BMS Database
Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (5)
Poa (3)
Betula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland (7)
Woodland: mixed (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Acid grassland (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Bare ground (1)
Boundaries: intact hedge (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Improved grassland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (20)
Soil (10)
Soil Leaves (3)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Soil bare (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (3)
June (2)
July (2)
August (5)
September (21)
October (29)
November (5)