Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Mycenaceae
Species: Mycena acicula (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus acicula
Hemimycena acicula
Trogia acicula
Common Name: Orange Bonnet

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
Mycena aciculaPhotographer:  Gregory McCann
Photographer: Gregory McCann

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)
Quercus (3)
Poaceae (2)
Betula (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Scrub (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Built-up areas (1)
Wet ash-wych elm woods: Heavy soil forms (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (5)
Soil (3)
Soil Leaves (3)
Twig (3)
Dead Wood (2)
Fallen Twig (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
May (1)
August (2)
September (13)
October (12)
November (1)