Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Physalacriaceae
Species: Xerula radicata (Relhan) Dörfelt
Synonyms: Agaricus radicatus
Collybia radicans
Collybia radicata
Gymnopus radicatus
Mucidula radicata
Mucidula radicata f. marginata
Mucidula radicata forma marginata
Oudemansiella radicata
Oudemansiella radicata var. marginata
Xerula radicata var. alba
Xerula radicata var. marginata
Common Name: Rooting Shank

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Xerula radicataPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (8)
Beech (3)
Quercus petraea (3)
Fagus sylvatica subsp. purpurea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (5)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (2)
Woodland: plantation (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (6)
Quercus rubra (4)
Soil Grassy (4)
Larch (Larix) (3)
Stump (2)
Dead Wood (1)
Root (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (2)
June (1)
July (1)
August (6)
September (16)
October (9)
December (1)