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Mycena crocata (Schrad.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 108 (1871)

Agaricus crocatus Schrad., Spicil. Fl. Germ. 1: 126 (1794)

Habitat: On decayed leaf litter or woody litter (usually small fallen sticks and twigs and occasionally on fallen trunks), usually with Fagus or Fraxinus in deciduous woodland on calcareous soil.

Notes: Locally common and often abundant in southern and south-eastern England, but rarely reported elsewhere.

Distribution: E: o, W: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 31382; Wales: K(M) 67866

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Phillips, R., Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain & Europe: 288 pp. (1981), p. 70-71
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Boletes and agarics (1st part) 3: 361 pp. (1991), p. 266, pl. 326
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 155
I:, in Bon, M., The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and North-western Europe: 352 pp. (1987), p. 181
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 229

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