Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Mycenaceae
Species: Mycena epipterygia (Scop.) Gray
Synonyms: Agaricus citrinellus
Agaricus citrinellus var. candidus
Agaricus epipterygius
Agaricus flavipes
Agaricus nutans
Agaricus plicatocrenatus
Mycena citrinella
Mycena citrinella var. candida
Mycena epipterygia nutans
Mycena epipterygia var. badiceps
Mycena epipterygia var. epipterygia
Mycena epipterygia var. lignicola
Mycena epipterygia var. rubescens
Mycena epipterygia var. splendidipes
Mycena epipterygia var. viscosa
Mycena epipterygia nutans
Mycena plicatocrenata
Mycena splendidipes
Mycena viscosa
Common Name: Yellowleg Bonnet

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Mycena epipterygiaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Sphagnum papillosum (3)
Sphagnum (2)
Quercus (2)
Picea (1)
Sphagnum capillifolium (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Picea abies (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Bryopsida (1)
Betula (1)
Polytrichum (1)
Poa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (4)
Mire: blanket bog (3)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Scrub (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Bog (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Montane heath/dwarf forb (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (9)
Soil Grassy (4)
Soil Leaves (4)
Dead Wood (3)
Moss (3)
Soil (3)
Log (2)
Twig (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Dead Branch (1)
Leaf Litter (1)
mossy bole (1)
Mossy Peat (1)
Mossy Wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (4)
October (38)
November (10)