Hygrocybe virginea (Wulfen) P.D. Orton & Watling
(snowy waxcap)

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Fruitbody (Click to view)
Gills, and fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)
Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesHygrocybe virginea (snowy waxcap)
SubgenusCuphophyllus (a subgenus of waxcaps)
GenusHygrocybe (waxcaps, waxcap mushrooms)
FamilyHYGROPHORACEAE (waxcaps and woodwaxes)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to Hygrocybe virginea (Snowy Waxcap)

Hygrocybe virginea (Snowy Waxcap) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Hygrocybe virginea (Snowy Waxcap)
Little indicator value as it is more tolerant of fertilizers than other species of waxcaps.
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