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Leucoagaricus leucothites (Vittad.) Wasser, Ukr. bot. Zh. 34(3): 308 (1977)

Agaricus cretaceus sensu Cooke [Ill. Brit. Fung. 542 (524) Vol. 4 (1885)]
Leucoagaricus pudicus sensu auct.
Leucoagaricus cretaceus sensu Moser [Kleine Kryptogamenflora: 115 (1953)]
Agaricus levis Krombh., Icon. Select. Fung.: tab. 26 (1831)
Agaricus holosericeus Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Uppsala): 16 (1838) [1836-1838]
Agaricus naucinus Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Uppsala): 16 (1838) [1836-1838]
Lepiota naucina (Fr.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 136 (1871)
Lepiota holosericea (Fr.) Gillet, Hyménomycètes (Alençon): 67 (1874)
Annularia levis (Krombh.) Gillet, Hyménomycètes (Alençon): 389 (1876) [1878]
Lepiota naucina var. leucothites (Vittad.) Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 5: 43 (1887)
Leucocoprinus holosericeus (Fr.) Locq., Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Soc. Bot. Lyon 12: 95 (1943)
Leucoagaricus naucinus (Fr.) Singer, Lilloa 22: 418 (1951) [1949]
Lepiota leucothites (Vittad.) P.D. Orton, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 43(2): 177 (1960)
Leucoagaricus holosericeus (Fr.) M.M. Moser, Kl. Krypt.-Fl. Edn 3 (Stuttgart): 185 (1967)

Habitat: On soil, usually amongst grass in meadows, lawns, pastures etc., and occasionally in grassy areas in woodland or scrub, and near trees in urban streets.

Notes: Not authentically reported from the British Isles.

Distribution: E: o, S: !, W: o, ROI: !, Other: Channel Islands: !

England: K(M) 79857; Wales: NMW C97.20.2; Other: Channel Islands: K(M) 101257

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Agarics, 2nd part: Entolomataceae, Pluteaceae, Amanitaceae, Agaricaceae, Coprinaceae, Bolbitiaceae 4: 368 pp. (1995), p. 208, pl. 240
D+I:, in Phillips, R., Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain & Europe: 288 pp. (1981), as Lepiota leucothites, p. 25
I:, in Bon, M., The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and North-western Europe: 352 pp. (1987), p. 289
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 247
D+I:, in Candusso, M. & Lanzoni, G., Fungi Europaei 4: Lepiota s.l. 4: 743 pp. (1990), p. 428-433, pl. 52 & 53
D+I:, Flora Agaricina Neerlandica 5: Critical Monographs of Families of Agarics and Boleti occuring in the Netherlands, (Ed.: M.E. Noordeloos, T.W. Kuyper & E.C. Vellinga) 5: 169 pp. (2001), p. 89-90

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