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Mycena arcangeliana Bres., Boll. Soc. bot. ital.: 78 (1904)

Agaricus galericulatus sensu Sowerby [Col. fig. Engl. fung. 2: pl. 165 (1798)]
Mycena lineata sensu auct.
Mycena lineata var. olivascens Quél., in Lucand, Champ.: pl. 277 (1889)
Mycena vitilis var. olivascens (Quél.) Kühner, Encyclop. Mycol. Genre Mycena: 305 (1938)
Mycena arcangeliana var. oortiana Kühner, Encyclop. Mycol. Genre Mycena: 297 (1938)
Mycena oortiana Hora, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 43(2): 452 (1960)

Habitat: On decayed wood, typically Fagus or Fraxinus in mixed deciduous woodland. Rarely reported on conifers and on dead stems of Pteridium or Fallopia japonica.

Notes: Common in England, especially in southern counties. Occasional elsewhere but apparently widespread. Records from grassland are dubious and probably represent M. flavescens.

Distribution: E: c, S: o, W: o, NI: o, ROI: o

Vouchers: England: K(M) 103036; Scotland: K(M) 24081; Wales: K(M) 103368; NI: K(M) 83067; ROI: K(M) 103379

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Phillips, R., Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain & Europe: 288 pp. (1981), as Mycena oortiana, p. 71
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Boletes and agarics (1st part) 3: 361 pp. (1991), p. 262, pl. 319
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 166
I:, in Bon, M., The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and North-western Europe: 352 pp. (1987), p. 183
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 223

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