Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Mycenaceae
Species: Mycena galericulata (Scop.) Gray
Synonyms: Agaricus galericulatus
Agaricus radicatellus
Agaricus rugosus
Collybia rugulosiceps
Mycena berkeleyi
Mycena excisa forma solitaria
Mycena galericulata var. albida
Mycena galericulata var. galericulata
Mycena radicatella
Mycena rugosa
Mycena rugulosiceps
Common Name: Common Bonnet


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Mycena galericulataPhotographer:  Stuart Dunlop
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (15)
Quercus (5)
Corylus avellana (5)
Quercus petraea (4)
Quercus robur (3)
Crataegus monogyna (3)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Alnus glutinosa (2)
Ulex europaeus (1)
Hazel (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Picea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (22)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (10)
Woodland (10)
Woodland: mixed (10)
Parkland and scattered trees (7)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (7)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (4)
Scrub (4)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Neutral grassland (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Swamp (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Stump (16)
Dead Wood (7)
Quercus rubra (6)
Acer pseudoplatanus (4)
trunk, fallen (4)
Fallen Wood (3)
Leaf Litter (3)
Rotting Wood (3)
Tree (3)
Moss (2)
Mossy Wood (2)
Soil (2)
Castanea sativa (1)
Dead Branch (1)
Fallen log (1)
Fallen Tree (1)
Fraxinus (1)
Log (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
trunk, rotten (1)
Twig (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (4)
June (1)
August (1)
September (12)
October (65)
November (11)