Hygrocybe fornicata (Fr.) Singer
(earthy waxcap)

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Fruitbodies - in situ (c) and two lain down to show gills and stipe (Click to view)
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Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesHygrocybe fornicata (earthy waxcap)
SubgenusPseudohygrocybe (a subgenus of waxcaps)
GenusHygrocybe (waxcaps, waxcap mushrooms)
FamilyHYGROPHORACEAE (waxcaps and woodwaxes)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to Hygrocybe fornicata (Earthy Waxcap)

Hygrocybe fornicata (Earthy Waxcap) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Hygrocybe fornicata (Earthy Waxcap)
An uncommon, dull-coloured waxcap, it has a whitish, greyish or greyish brown cap, white adnate or emarginate gills and a white stipe. The edges sometimes turn slowly reddish when bruised. It grows in clusters or small groups in unimproved grassland and fixed dunes as well as frondose woodland on rich soils.
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