Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe glutinipes var. glutinipes (J.E. Lange) R. Haller Aar.
Synonyms: Hygrocybe aurantioviscida
Hygrocybe citrina var. glutinipes
Hygrocybe glutinipes
Hygrophorus glutinipes
Common Name: Glutinous Waxcap

A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe glutinipes var. glutinipesPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poaceae (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Poa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (2)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Scrub (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Acid grassland: unimproved (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Coastland: grey dunes (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (13)
Soil Grassy (10)
Soil Mossy (3)
Months recorded in & number of records:
May (1)
August (3)
September (5)
October (16)
November (15)
December (1)