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Rickenella swartzii (Fr.) Kuyper (Collared Mosscap)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

AntonĂ­n, V. & Noordeloos, M.E., 2004 A Monograph of the genera Hemimycena, Delicatula, Fayodia, Gamundia, Myxomphalia, Resinomycena, Rickenella and Xeromphalina (Tribus Myceneae sensu Singer, Mycena excluded) in Europe
Kuyper, T.W., 1995 Rickenella Raithelhuber in Metrodiana 4: 67. 173

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Rickenella swartzii (Collared Mosscap)

Rickenella swartzii may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
(an order of basidiomycete fungi)
Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 feeding and other relationships of Rickenella swartzii (Collared Mosscap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) This small toadstool is pale greyish brown, darkening to almost violet at the stipe apex and centre of the cap. All the surfaces are covered with cystidia so that it appears entirely furry under a strong lens. It is very common, usually in moss, in grassland.
British records 1107
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