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Rhodocybe popinalis (Fr.) Singer (a toadstool)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Overall, A., 2011 Fungi Royale: Some interesting larger fungi of the Royal Parks - Part 2 saprobes
Savage, D., 2008, Fungi of the far north: Part 3: From the Borgie to the Naver, Field Mycology, Vol 9 (1): 13-19 (Colour photograph) Fungi of the far north: Part 3: From the Borgie to the Naver

Rhodocybe popinalis may also be covered by literature listed under:

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

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 3 feeding and other relationships of Rhodocybe popinalis (a toadstool)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small to medium-sized greyish toadstool with a mealy smell and bitter taste. Some forms turn black when bruised. It grows in grassland and on dunes, often on living or dead grasses. Widespread and not uncommon.
British records 89
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