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Parasola leiocephala (P.D. Orton) Redhead, Vilgalys & Hopple (an inkcap)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Nagy, L.G., Kocsubé, S., Papp, T. & Vágvölgy, C., 2009 (Colour photograph) Phylogeny and character evolution of the coprinoid mushroom genus Parasola as inferred from LSU and ITS nrDNA sequence data

Parasola leiocephala may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
PSATHYRELLACEAE
(a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools)
Parasola
(pleated inkcaps)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 feeding and other relationships of Parasola leiocephala (an inkcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small inkcap, closely resembling C. plicatilis (Little Japanese Umbrella) but differing in microscopic details. It is found on soil in grassy areas in woodland, often arising from small fragments of buried decayed wood. Previously known as Coprinus leiocephala.
British records 565
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