Arrhenia retiruga (Bull.) Redhead
(small moss oysterling)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesArrhenia retiruga (small moss oysterling)
GenusArrhenia (a genus of toadstools)
FamilyTRICHOLOMATACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Arrhenia retiruga (Small Moss Oysterling) :
1: Arrhenia retiruga (Small Moss Oysterling)
15 Oct 2016 OSGR: SZ19 50° 50' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
abundant fruitbodies on moss over concrete hardstanding
Image 1: Colony - top viewImage 2: Colony - top view (2)Image 3: Fruitbodies - top view - close-up - enlargedImage 4: Fruitbodies - top view - close-up - enlarged (2)Image 5: Fruit body - underside - close-up - enlarged
2: Arrhenia retiruga (Small Moss Oysterling)
21 Nov 2015 OSGR: SU40 50° 50' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
in heritage lawn
Image 1: FruitbodiesImage 2: Fruitbodies - in habitatImage 3: Fruitbodies - top surface - highly enlargedImage 4: Fruitbodies - top view - close-up - enlargedImage 5: Fruitbodies - top view - close-up - enlarged (2)Image 6: Fruitbody - under surface - highly enlarged - natural backgroundImage 7: Spores - magnified - white backgroundImage 8: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 9: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 10: Spores - highly magnified - white backgroundImage 11: Spores - highly magnified - white background (2)Image 12: Spores - highly magnified - white background (3)
3: Arrhenia retiruga (Small Moss Oysterling)
28 Oct 2000 OSGR: SU76 51° 20' N, 0° 60' W Vice County: North Hants (VC 12) England
on Acrocladium cuspidatum
Image 1: Fruitbodies - on mossImage 2: Fruitbodies - on moss (2)Image 3: Fruitbodies - on moss (3)Image 4: Fruitbodies - topImage 5: Fruitbodies - topsImage 6: Fruitbodies - tops - magnified - grey backgroundImage 7: Fruitbodies - underside - magnifiedImage 8: Fruitbodies - underside - magnified (2)Image 9: Fruitbodies - undersides - magnifiedImage 10: Fruitbody - top - magnifiedImage 11: Fruitbody - top - magnified (2)Image 12: Fruitbody - underside - magnifiedImage 13: Fruitbody - underside - magnified (2)Image 14: Spores - magnifiedImage 15: Spores - highly magnified
4: Arrhenia retiruga (Small Moss Oysterling)
19 Oct 1997 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
with moss
Image 1: Four fruitbodies - undersidesImage 2: Fruitbody on mossImage 3: Fruitbody on moss (2)Image 4: Fruitbody on moss (3)Image 5: Fruitbody - top viewImage 6: Top of capImage 7: UndersideImage 8: Underside (2)Image 9: Underside (3)

Arrhenia retiruga (Small Moss Oysterling) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 9 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Arrhenia retiruga (Small Moss Oysterling)
A common Cyphelloid toadstool that grows on a range of mosses.
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