Snowy Waxcap, Hygrocybe virginea

Snowy Waxcap, Hygrocybe virginea

Observation - Snowy Waxcap, Hygrocybe virginea - UK and Ireland. Description: Large group of white waxcap species growing on grassland beneath grove of mixed deciduous trees, mainly sycamore and beech. This species had decurrent gills and caps on younger specimens initially convex, becoming flattened and eventually concave.

Large group of white waxcap species growing on grassland beneath grove of mixed deciduous trees, mainly sycamore and beech. This species had decurrent gills and caps on younger specimens initially convex, becoming flattened and eventually concave.