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Hygrocybe ovina (Bull.) Kühner (Blushing Waxcap)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Hygrocybe ovina 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 ovina (Blushing Waxcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) An ugly-looking dark greyish brown waxcap which bruises reddish. As it ages the cap becomes uneven and pitted when it can be mistaken for animal droppings. It is a rare species of unimproved grassland.
British records 183
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