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Hygrocybe nitrata (Pers.) Wünsche (Nitrous Waxcap)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Hygrocybe nitrata may 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 nitrata (Nitrous Waxcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A medium-sized waxcap with dark greyish-brown cap contrasting with pale gills and stipe, and a distinctly nitrous smell. It is an uncommon species of unimproved grassland and fixed dunes.
British records 309
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