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Hygrocybe vitellina (Fr.) P. Karst. (a waxcap)

Date 4 November 1984
OS grid ref SU26
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W
Location Vice County: North Wilts, VC7, England
Voucher 04/11/1984[A]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary in thick turf of lawn under yew and cedar
Identification Notes: This corresponds to the form Arnolds described as Hygrocybe luteolaeta. Interestingly it had 3-5-spored basidia, suggesting parasitism by Sistrotrema, so it's just possible that H. luteolaeta may be a parasitised form.

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