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Lepiota clypeolaria (Bull.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 137 (1871)

Agaricus clypeolarius Bull., Herb. Fr. (Paris) 9: tab. 405 (1789)
Agaricus colubrinus Pers., Syn. meth. fung. (Göttingen) 2: 258 (1801)
Lepiota colubrina (Pers.) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 601 (1821)
Lepiota clypeolaria var. minor J.E. Lange, Fl. Agaric. Danic. 5(Taxon. Consp.): V (1940)
Lepiota ochraceosulfurescens Locq. ex Bon, Docums Mycol. 11(no. 43): 33 (1981)

Habitat: On decayed leaf litter or soil in deciduous woodland. Rarely with conifers.

Notes: Occasional in England, especially on calcareous loam in southern counties. Rarely reported elsewhere but apparently widespread.

Distribution: E: o, S: !, W: !, NI: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 21233

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Agarics, 2nd part: Entolomataceae, Pluteaceae, Amanitaceae, Agaricaceae, Coprinaceae, Bolbitiaceae 4: 368 pp. (1995), p. 196, pl. 220
D:, in Hansen, I. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 219
I:, in Bon, M., The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and North-western Europe: 352 pp. (1987), p. 285
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 243
D+I:, in Candusso, M. & Lanzoni, G., Fungi Europaei 4: Lepiota s.l. 4: 743 pp. (1990), p. 168-172, pl. 15
D+I:, in anon., Flora Agaricina Neerlandica 5: Critical Monographs of Families of Agarics and Boleti occuring in the Netherlands, (Ed.: M.E. Noordeloos, T.W. Kuyper & E.C. Vellinga) 5: 169 pp. (2001), p. 116-117

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