Neohygrocybe ovina (Bull.) Herink
(blushing waxcap)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesNeohygrocybe ovina (blushing waxcap)
FamilyHYGROPHORACEAE (waxcaps and woodwaxes)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Neohygrocybe ovina (Blushing Waxcap) :
1: Neohygrocybe ovina (Blushing Waxcap)
15 Oct 2006 OSGR: SK05 53° 10' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: Staffs (VC 39) England
old specimen, in grass . Photos: Fragments - on pale background (record shots)
Image 1: Fragments with cap surface - pale backgroundImage 2: Fragments with gills - pale background

Neohygrocybe ovina (Blushing Waxcap) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Neohygrocybe ovina (Blushing Waxcap)
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.
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