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Hygrocybe pratensis var. pratensis (Pers.) Murrill (Meadow Waxcap)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Hygrocybe pratensis var. pratensis 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 3 feeding and other relationships of Hygrocybe pratensis var. pratensis (Meadow Waxcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) The Meadow Waxcap is a distinctive large orange species with strongly decurrent gills. It is widespread and common in unimproved grassland, especially on Chalk where it can persist in scrub woodland. It is widely collected for the table.
British records 3137
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