Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Cuphophyllus virgineus var. ochraceopallida  (P.D. Orton) E. Campo

This variety of the common Snowy Waxcap has a pale buff cap often infused with pink. Found on base-rich soils and stable dune systems in similar areas to the variety fuscescens. Infrequently recorded

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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

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