Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Melanophyllum haematospermum (Bull.) Kreisel
Synonyms: Agaricus haematophyllus
Agaricus haematospermus
Agaricus hookeri
Cystoderma echinatum
Inocybe echinata
Lepiota echinata
Lepiota haematosperma
Melanophyllum canali
Melanophyllum echinatum
Psalliota haematosperma
Common Name: Redspored Dapperling

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Melanophyllum haematospermumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Urtica dioica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (3)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (1)
October (4)