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Mycena rosella (Fr.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 109 (1871)

Mycena strobilina sensu Rea (1922)
Agaricus roseus Pers., Tent. disp. meth. Fung.: 24 (1797)
Agaricus rosellus Fr., Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 1: 151 (1821)
Omphalia rosella (Fr.) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 613 (1821)
Mycena rosea (Pers.) Sacc., Fl. ital. crypt. 1: 256 (1915)

Habitat: On soil and in needle litter of conifers.

Notes: Apparently rare. Known from a few old collections from North Wiltshire by Broome between 1849 and 1865, and a few more recent collections from Scotland (Caithness, East Perthshire, Easterness and South Aberdeen). All other records are unsubstantiated with voucher material.

Distribution: E: !, S: !, ROI: ?

Vouchers: England: K(M) 104511 (old record); Scotland: K(M) 104508

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Boletes and agarics (1st part) 3: 361 pp. (1991), p. 290, pl. 363
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 158
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. 225
I:, in Krieglsteiner, G.J., Die Grosspilze Baden-Würtenbergs - Band 3 3: 634 pp. (2001), p. 443

Conservation Status: Vulnerable (Red Data List, Ing 1992); removed from list (Red Data List, Evans et al. 2006)

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