Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Porpolomopsis calyptriformis  (Berk.) Bresinsky

Pink Ballerina; Pink Waxcap

An attractive and distinct waxcap of unimproved grassland. Becoming rather scarce with habitat loss

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Boertmann (2010) The Genus Hygrocybe
Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1991) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 3, Boletes and Agarics, 1st Part
Wood & Dunkelman (2017) Grassland Fungi: a field guide

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