Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Lepiota cristata (Bolton) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus cristatus
Agaricus granulatus
Lepiota colubrina cristata
Lepiota cristata var. felinoides
Lepiota cristata var. pallidior
Lepiota felinoides
Lepiota subfelinoides
Common Name: Stinking Dapperling


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Lepiota cristataPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (5)
Corylus avellana (4)
Poa (2)
Quercus (2)
Tilia (2)
Salix (2)
Pinus (1)
Aesculus hippocastanum (1)
Hawthorn (1)
Poaceae (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (14)
Woodland: mixed (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Built-up areas (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (2)
Woodland (2)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Sand-dune (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (11)
Soil Leaves (8)
Soil Grassy (6)
Leaf Litter (1)
Quercus (1)
Soil bare (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (3)
August (4)
September (15)
October (25)
November (4)