Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Gliophorus psittacinus  (Schaeff.) Herink (1958)

Parrot Waxcap

The chameleon of the waxcaps appearing in many different colours; oranges, pinks and greens being the most common. It's very common in unimproved grassland, and incredibly slimy

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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

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