Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Psathyrellaceae
Species: Parasola plicatilis (Curtis) Redhead, Vilgalys & Hopple
Synonyms: Agaricus plicatilis
Coprinus plicatilis
Common Name: Pleated Inkcap


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Parasola plicatilisPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
Photographer: Roy Anderson

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (3)
Poaceae (3)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Beech (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Scrub (3)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Improved grassland (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (18)
Soil Grassy (6)
Dead Wood (1)
path (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
April (1)
May (1)
June (2)
July (3)
August (4)
September (21)
October (16)
November (5)