Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Psathyrellaceae
Species: Psathyrella candolleana (Fr.) G. Bertrand
Synonyms: Agaricus appendiculatus
Agaricus appendiculatus var. lanatus
Agaricus candolleanus
Agaricus catarius
Agaricus egenulus
Agaricus felinus
Agaricus vinosus
Drosophila candolleana
Hypholoma appendiculatum
Hypholoma candolleanum
Hypholoma catarium
Hypholoma egenulum
Hypholoma felinum
Psathyra corrugis var. vinosa
Psathyrella appendiculata
Psathyrella corrugis var. vinosa
Psathyrella egenula
Psathyrella microlepidota
Common Name: Pale Brittlestem

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Psathyrella candolleanaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Salix (2)
Corylus avellana (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Betula pendula (1)
Salix cinerea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Acid grassland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Fraxinus excelsior-Sorbus aucuparia-Mercurialis perennis woo (1)
Improved grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (12)
Soil Leaves (8)
Soil (5)
Leaf Litter (2)
Soil Mossy (2)
Twig (2)
Fallen Branch (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (3)
April (1)
May (2)
June (2)
July (10)
August (14)
September (13)
October (6)
November (2)