Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Hygrocybe laeta var. laeta (Pers.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Hygrophorus houghtoni
Hygrophorus laetus
Common Name: Heath Waxcap

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Hygrocybe laeta var. laeta Copyright:Photographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel
View this species in its UK context on the BMS Database
Number 10km squares post 1980: 67
Number 10km squares pre 1980: 67
Total number unique 10km squares: 73
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (9)
October (1)
June (1)
August (5)
September (35)
October (222)
November (94)
December (2)

Photographer:  David Mitchel