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Hygrocybe phaeococcinea (Arnolds) Bon (a waxcap)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Russell, P., 2005 (Photograph) Grassland Fungi and the Management History of St. Dunstan's Farm

Hygrocybe phaeococcinea 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 phaeococcinea (a waxcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A distinctive red waxcap with a blackish coating on the cap. It grows in unimproved grassland, dunes and peaty soil. It is uncommon but widespread.
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