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Hygrocybe aurantiosplendens R. Haller Aar. (Orange Waxcap)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Long, P., 2002 Leicestershire Lawns

Hygrocybe aurantiosplendens may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Hygrocybe
(waxcaps, waxcap mushrooms)
Gasteromycetes (via Hygrophoraceae) Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 feeding and other relationships of Hygrocybe aurantiosplendens (Orange Waxcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A medium-sized, orange-yellow to orange-red waxcap with a sticky, slightly hygrophanous and pellucid-striate cap and a dry stipe which is often covered with a white pruina. A rare species of unimproved grassland, it has also been found in decidous woodland and scrub.
British records 186
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