Parrot Waxcap (Gliophorus psittacinus) Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Parrot Waxcap (Gliophorus psittacinus) Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Observation - Parrot Waxcap (Gliophorus psittacinus) Tunstall Hills, Sunderland - UK and Ireland. Description: Fortunate to see pristine specimens of this amazing species growing in recently cropped calcareous grassland area. The green colour of caps, gills and stems soon washes out to leave yellow, green hues. The cap colour makes it so well camouflaged within gr

Fortunate to see pristine specimens of this amazing species growing in recently cropped calcareous grassland area. The green colour of caps, gills and stems soon washes out to leave yellow, green hues. The cap colour makes it so well camouflaged within grassland – this is our first observation on the Hills.