Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Mycenaceae
Species: Mycena galopus var. nigra Rea
Synonyms: Agaricus leucogalus
Mycena fusconigra
Mycena galopus var. leucogala
Mycena leucogala
Common Name: Black Milking Bonnet

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Mycena galopus var. nigra

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula pubescens (1)
Sphagnum (1)
Aulacomnium palustre (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Mire: blanket bog (3)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Bog (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (6)
Soil Grassy (2)
Moss (1)
Mossy Peat (1)
Soil Peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (4)
October (13)
November (2)
December (2)