Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Mycenaceae
Species: Mycena arcangeliana Bres.
Synonyms: Mycena arcangeliana var. oortiana
Mycena archangeliana var. oortiana
Mycena lineata var. olivascens
Mycena olivascens
Mycena oortiana
Mycena vitilis var. olivascens
Common Name: Angel's Bonnet


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Mycena arcangelianaPhotographer: © Anna Lepšová
Photographer: © Anna Lepšová

Photographer: © Anna Lepšová
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (10)
Corylus avellana (8)
Quercus (4)
Quercus petraea (2)
Betula (2)
Pteridium aquilinum (2)
Salix (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Pinopsida (1)
Picea (1)
Rosa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (18)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (10)
Woodland: mixed (9)
Parkland and scattered trees (7)
Woodland (7)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (6)
Built up area, domestic (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (4)
Scrub (3)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (2)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: amenity grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Twig (9)
Dead Wood (8)
Fallen Twig (5)
Log (3)
Soil (3)
Castanea sativa (2)
Dead Twig (2)
Fallen Wood (2)
Mossy Wood (2)
Quercus rubra (2)
Stump (2)
Dead Branch (1)
Leaf Litter (1)
Needles (1)
Rotting Wood (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
July (1)
August (1)
September (2)
October (35)
November (5)