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Tubaria dispersa (Pers.) Singer (Hawthorn Twiglet)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Lanzoni, G., et al, 1999 (Colour photograph, description and microscopy) Specie interessanti dell'erbario Lanzoni
Legg, A., 2001 Associations of Tubaria dispersa (=T. autochthona) in Britain

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Tubaria dispersa (Hawthorn Twiglet)

Tubaria dispersa may also be covered by literature listed under:

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

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 4 feeding and other relationships of Tubaria dispersa (Hawthorn Twiglet)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small pale toadstool with bright yellow gills that grows under *Crataegus* on mummified haws.
Notes (MWS) A small toadstool that grows on buried, mummified hawthoth (*Crataegus*) haws in late spring and early autumn. It is common in southern England but less widespread in the north. Previously known as Tubaria autochthona.
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