Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Pluteaceae
Species: Pluteus salicinus (Pers.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus salicinus
Pluteus salicinus var. beryllus
Pluteus salicinus var. floccosus
Common Name: Willow Shield

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Pluteus salicinusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Alnus glutinosa (3)
Betula pendula (2)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Sambucus nigra (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Poor semi-improved (1)
Scrub (1)
Valley alderwoods on mineral soils (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (5)
Quercus rubra (2)
Soil (2)
stem, dead, fallen (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
May (1)
July (3)
August (1)
September (4)
October (8)
November (2)