Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Tricholoma terreum (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus myomyces
Agaricus terreus
Gymnopus myomyces
Tricholoma bisporigerum
Tricholoma myomyces
Common Name: Grey Knight


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Tricholoma terreumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Pinus (3)
Quercus petraea (1)
Quercus (1)
Betula (1)
Abies (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Scrub (1)
Scrub: scattered (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (6)
Soil Grassy (3)
Soil Leaves (3)
Leaf Litter (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (11)
October (20)