Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Mycenaceae
Species: Mycena haematopus (Pers.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus haematopus
Mycena haematopoda var. marginata
Mycena haematopus var. marginata
Common Name: Burgundydrop Bonnet


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Mycena haematopusPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (6)
Quercus (6)
Quercus petraea (3)
Alnus glutinosa (2)
Quercus robur (1)
Aesculus hippocastanum (1)
Betula (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (10)
Woodland (5)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Bog (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Scrub (1)
Swamp (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (8)
Dead Wood (7)
Fallen Branch (2)
Stump (2)
trunk, fallen (2)
Twig (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Dead Branch (1)
Fallen log (1)
Fallen Tree (1)
Fallen Wood (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
trunk, dead (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (6)
June (1)
July (2)
August (2)
September (15)
October (24)
November (2)