In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Plant / associate
fruitbody of Armillaria ectypa is associated with Sphagnum


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Armillaria ectypa

Armillaria ectypa is a species of mushroom in the Physalacriaceae family. Commonly known as the Marsh Honey Fungus, it prefers growing in sphagnum bogs with mosses. It is classified as endangered in Great Britain, and is protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981; it is also on the provisional European red data list.[1]

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  1. ^ "Action plan for Armillaria ectypa". UK Biodiversity Plan. 1999. Retrieved 2009-04-17. 
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