Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Agaricus silvicola var. silvicola (Vittad.) Peck
Synonyms: Agaricus campestris var. silvicola
Agaricus essettei
Agaricus silvicola
Pratella flavescens
Psalliota campestris var. silvicola
Psalliota silvicola
Common Name: Wood Mushroom


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Agaricus silvicola var. silvicolaPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Cupressus macrocarpa (2)
Pinus (1)
Pinus nigra (1)
Picea abies (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Abies procera (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (3)
Soil Grassy (2)
Soil Needle (2)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (4)
September (13)
October (4)