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Hygrocybe virginea Snowy Waxcap no smell

Observed: 26th November 2011 By: miked
iSpot team
Fungi and Lichens expert
Hygrocybe virginea Snowy Waxcap no smell
Description:
Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

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Comments

Fenwickfield's picture

Book

Have just ordered a book on Waxcap's,so hopefully will learn how to id the difficult ones.

Fenwickfield

flaxton's picture

The Waxcaps are one of the

The Waxcaps are one of the few genus that often need little microscope work. It is the colour and texture of the fruitbodies that will get you to an identification a lot of the time.