Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Physalacriaceae
Species: Strobilurus esculentus (Wulfen) Singer
Synonyms: Agaricus esculentus
Collybia esculenta
Marasmius esculentus
Pseudohiatula conigena var. esculenta
Pseudohiatula esculenta
Strobilurus esculentus var. griseus
Common Name: Sprucecone Cap


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Strobilurus esculentusPhotographer: © Jürgen Wagner
Photographer: © Jürgen Wagner

Photographer: © Jürgen Wagner
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Picea (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Cone (2)
Soil Leaves (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (2)
October (3)
December (1)