Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Gliophorus laetus  (Pers.) Herink (1958)

Heath Waxcap

This widespread species is viscid all over and not easily mistaken for any other waxcap. It prefers acidic grassland and heathland, often with bracken and mosses

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Boertmann (2010) The Genus Hygrocybe
O'Reilly (2016) Fascinated by Fungi

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