Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Hygrocybe calciphila  Arnolds

Limestone Waxcap

A rare species preferring base-rich grassland. Requires microscopy to separate it from the very similar H. miniata, so maybe under-recorded

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Boertmann (2010) The Genus Hygrocybe
Hedger & George (2018) Lundy Fungi: a Photographic Guide

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