Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Hymenochaetales Family: Repetobasidiaceae
Species: Rickenella fibula (Bull.) Raithelh.
Synonyms: Agaricus fibula
Agaricus nivalis
Gerronema fibula
Hemimycena fibula
Marasmiellus fibula
Micromphale fibulare
Mycena fibula
Omphalia fibula
Omphalia fibula var. candida
Omphalia fibula var. nivalis
Omphalina fibula
Common Name: Orange Mosscap


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Rickenella fibulaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Bryopsida (2)
Poa (2)
Poaceae (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Calluna vulgaris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Acid grassland: unimproved (2)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (2)
Scrub (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Bog (1)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, lowland (1)
Grassland: neutral, unimproved, lowland (1)
Heathland: wet dwarf shrub heath, upland (1)
Heathland: wet heath/acid grassland mosaic, upland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (17)
Soil Grassy (14)
Soil (12)
Moss (2)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
May (1)
July (1)
August (7)
September (17)
October (27)
November (9)