Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Hygrocybe reidii   Kühner

Honey Waxcap

A smallish orange or red species which smells of honey on a good day. Convex, flatter with age, dry. Quite common in grassland

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Boertmann (2010) The Genus Hygrocybe
Wood & Dunkelman (2017) Grassland Fungi: a field guide

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