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Gliophorus psittacinus (Schaeff.) Herink (Parrot Waxcap)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ainsworth, A.M., Cannon, P.F. & Dentinger, B.T.M., 2013 DNA barcoding and morphological studies reveal two new species of waxcap mushrooms (Hygrophoraceae) in Britain
Kibby, G., 2001 Fungal Portraits, No. 5: Hygrocybe psittacina

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Gliophorus psittacinus (Parrot Waxcap)

Gliophorus psittacinus may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Gasteromycetes (via Hygrophoraceae) Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Further Information

Indicator value Little indicator value as it is more tolerant of fertilizers than other species of waxcaps.
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