= Leucopaxillus compactus (P. Karst.) Neuhoff
= Agaricus compactus Fr., 1861
= Leucopaxillus pseudoacerbus (Costantin & L.M. Dufour) Boursier
Remarkable agaricoid mushroom with yellowish brown pileus, pale yellow lamellae and stem
General distribution Holarctic, North America (Canada, USA), Europe, Asia (Turkey), Africa (Canary Islands)
276 occurrences in GBIF (including L. compactus). The species is Redlisted in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Norway, Poland (regional red list), Spain and Sweden
Saprotrophic on humus and leaf litter; deciduous and mixed forests, wooded meadows
Main threat is deforestation.
This species in not known to be used ?
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Kibby G, Henrici A, Spooner B. 2009. Leucopaxillus tricolor (Peck) Kühner new to Britain. Field Mycology 10(3): 86-89.
Leucopaxillus compactus (Fr.) Neuhoff in GBIF Secretariat (2017). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-03-07
Leucopaxillus tricolor (Peck) Kühner in GBIF Secretariat (2017). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-03-07