Top 100 Candidate species for targeted surveys in upland and montane habitats
Information on the target species will be developed over the coming months. The table below contains those that are already featured in this website...
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|Ectomycorrhizal with Salix herbacea in montane dwarf shrub communities
|Known from dead leaves of Alchemilla alpina.
|A yellow waxcap from upland dwarf-shrub heaths, deep moss, unimproved grassland, drier areas of bogs and snow beds.
|A lilac to brownish orange waxcap from wet upland dwarf-shrub heaths, marshes and snow beds.
|A systemic parasite and pathogen of leaves and shoots of Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry), affecting whole shoots and stems, causing leaves to become slightly stunted or enlarged, mottled pale green to reddish above, and eventually developing a chalk-white hymenium below.
|A parasite and pathogen of leaves of Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry), causing discrete pink to wine-red leaf spots.
|A minute perithecial species found on dead leaves and bracts of Silene acaulis.
|Saprobe or weak parasite on wood of Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry).