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Observed: 29th September 2011 By: miked
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Fungi and Lichens expert

A small incredibly bright red waxcap (no photoshop involved!). possibly Hygrocybe helobia.


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Not sure what the range of

Not sure what the range of possible colours are in Hygrocybe reidii but the pictures i've seen of it all show a more honey colour rather than this bright red with just a hint of orange.