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Cystoderma amianthinum (Scop.) Fayod (Earthy Powdercap)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Savage, D., 2005 (Colour photograph) Fungi of the Far North: Part 1

Cystoderma amianthinum may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
(mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols, agaric)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 4 feeding and other relationships of Cystoderma amianthinum (Earthy Powdercap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small yellowish-cream to orange-brown toadstool with a granular-scaly ring and a powdery cap which is often veined and wrinkled. The toadstool grows in moss (especially *Polytrichum*) or grass or on soil, in poor quality lawns, rough grassland, heaths and coniferous woods. It is common and widespread.
British records 2292
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