Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Psathyrellaceae
Species: Psathyrella microrhiza (Lasch) Konrad & Maubl.
Synonyms: Agaricus microrhizus
Agaricus microrrhizus
Agaricus semivestita
Agaricus semivestitus
Psathyra microrhiza
Psathyra semivestita
Psathyrella badiovestita
Psathyrella microrhiza f. microrhiza
Psathyrella microrhiza f. pumila
Psathyrella microrhiza forma microrhiza
Psathyrella semivestita
Psathyrella squamifera
Common Name: Rootlet Brittlestem

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Psathyrella microrhizaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (2)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (4)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (8)