Top 100 Candidate species for targeted surveys in grasslands and meadows
Information on the target species will be developed over the coming months. The table below contains those that are already featured in this website.
|Image (click for images)||Species (click for species details)||Brief Description||When to look||Distribution map|
|Entoloma bloxamii s.l.||A robust pale greyish blue mushroom with white to pink gills. Several species have been recorded under this name in Britain, and the LAFF project is trying to improve our understanding of the distribution and British population of each taxon.||Jul-Dec||Map|
|Gliophorus europerplexus (and lookalikes)||A reddish brown waxcap from unimproved grassland and mossy soil, closely related to the parrot waxcap group (Gliophorus psittacinus s.l.). Potentially endemic to Wales, or possibly previously recorded as the American species Gliophorus perplexus.||Sept-Nov||Map|
|Gliophorus reginae||A recently described pink- to purple-capped waxcap mushroom from unimproved grassland.||Sept-Nov||Map|
|Microglossum atropurpureum||A purple-brown to purple-black earthtongue with colourless spores, found in unimproved grassland.||Aug-Feb||Map|
|Uromyces gentianae||A rust on leaves of Gentianella amarella (autumn gentian), on dunes and calcareous grassland.||Jul-Sept||Map|