Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Hygrocybe glutinipes (J.E. Lange) R. Haller Aar.

Glutinous waxcap

A common waxcap of lawns, grassland, woodland edge, and occasionally associated with mosses. Orangey-yellow with a viscid cap and stipe. There is also a red variety Hygrocybe glutinipes var. rubra.

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