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Hygrocybe insipida (J.E. Lange ex S. Lundell) M.M. Moser (Spangle Waxcap)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Hygrocybe insipida may be covered by literature listed under:

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

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 feeding and other relationships of Hygrocybe insipida (Spangle Waxcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small yellow or orange waxcap with a greasy cap, +/- decurrent gills and a moist stem when fresh. The stem apex or the entire stem is often reddish and contrasts with the yellow or orange cap. The toadstool is uncommon but widespread occurring in troops, in grassland, unfertilised lawns, fixed dunes and on rich soil in deciduous woodland or scrub. These yellow/orange waxcaps have been much confused in the past and old records should be treated with caution.
British records 1265
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