Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Leucopaxillus giganteus (Sibth.) Singer
Synonyms: Agaricus giganteus
Aspropaxillus giganteus
Clitocybe cerrusata var. monstrosa
Clitocybe gigantea
Paxillus giganteus
Common Name: Giant Funnel

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Leucopaxillus giganteusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (2)
Leaf Litter (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
September (2)
October (6)
November (2)