Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Tricholoma scalpturatum (Fr.) Quél.
Synonyms: Agaricus argyraceus var. chrysites
Agaricus chrysites
Agaricus scalpturatus
Tricholoma argyraceum subsp. chrysites
Tricholoma argyraceum var. chrysites
Tricholoma chrysites
Tricholoma myomyces f. chrysites
Tricholoma myomyces forma chrysites
Tricholoma terreum var. chrysites
Common Name: Yellowing Knight


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Tricholoma scalpturatumPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Corylus avellana (7)
Fagus sylvatica (5)
Betula pendula (3)
Quercus (2)
Poaceae (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Scrub (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (12)
Soil Mossy (3)
Soil Grassy (2)
Soil Leaves (2)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
August (2)
September (6)
October (17)
November (1)
December (1)