Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Hygrocybe acutoconica  (Clem.) Singer

Persistent Waxcap

Locally common on grazed pasture. A medium-sized species, yellow with often a hint of orange in the cap and top of stipe, richer when just emerging

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Boertmann (2010) - The Genus Hygrocybe
O'Reilly (2016) - Fascinated by Fungi
Wood & Dunkelman (2017) - Grassland Fungi: a field guide

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