vm53's picture

Waxcap?

Observed: 20th November 2011 By: vm53
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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PB200019
PB200020
Description:

Small orangey-brown fungus with slim yellowish stem.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Blewit Boy's picture

It could be..

It could be winter twiglet, T.hiemalis, although it lacks the mealy bloom which that species tends to have.

chris

Martincito's picture

I agree that it might be a

I agree that it might be a waxcap, but I think there are several species that it could be (not that I'm an expert on them). There is a useful key to Waxcaps here: http://www.aber.ac.uk/waxcap/what/key-main.shtml I suggest you add a revised ID of Hygrocybe, which I, at least, would agree.

vm53's picture

Revised ID

Thanks for your comment. I've checked out your link and agree it's best just to say Hygrocybe.

Val McCormack

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