Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Hygrocybe coccinea  (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.

Scarlet Waxcap

A medium-sized waxcap, bright red, sticky, getting an orange edge with age. Gills yellow at first then deep red. Stipe concolorous with cap, lighter at base. Common in grassland

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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