Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Strophariaceae
Species: Stropharia aurantiaca (Cooke) M. Imai
Synonyms: Agaricus squamosus f. aurantiacus
Agaricus squamosus forma aurantiacus
Psilocybe aurantiaca
Stropharia percevalii var. aurantiaca
Stropharia squamosa var. aurantiaca
Stropharia thrausta var. aurantiaca
Common Name: Redlead Roundhead

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Stropharia aurantiacaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Pinus (2)
Picea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Built-up areas (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land (1)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Other habitat (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Scrub: scattered (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (8)
Norway Maple (4)
Litter (1)
Sawdust (1)
Soil (1)
Wood Chips (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
April (2)
June (1)
August (1)
September (3)
October (9)
November (7)
December (1)