Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Tricholoma fulvum (Bull.) Bigeard & H. Guill.
Synonyms: Agaricus flavobrunneus
Agaricus fulvus
Agaricus nictitans
Tricholoma flavobrunneum
Tricholoma nictitans
Common Name: Birch Knight


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Tricholoma fulvumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (14)
Betula pubescens (4)
Corylus avellana (3)
Betula pendula (2)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (11)
Woodland (7)
Woodland: mixed (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (10)
Soil Leaves (7)
Soil Mossy (5)
Soil Grassy (4)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
September (11)
October (21)
November (2)