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Mycena haematopus (Pers.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 108 (1871)

Agaricus haematopus Pers., Observ. mycol. (Copenhagen) 2: 56 (1800) [1799]
Mycena haematopus var. marginata J.E. Lange, Dansk bot. Ark. 1(no. 5): 20 (1914)

Habitat: On fallen and decayed wood of deciduous trees, usually large fallen branches, trunks or stumps of Fagus and Quercus spp., but also known from a wide range of other broadleaved hosts. Very rarely on decayed wood of conifers such as Picea spp.

Notes: Common and widespread.

Distribution: E: c, S: c, W: c, NI: c, ROI: c, Other: Isle of Man: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 59583; Scotland: K(M) 104152; NI: K(M) 82428; ROI: K(M) 9223

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. 276, pl. 340
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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