Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida (P.D. Orton) Boertm.
Synonyms: Hygrocybe ochraceopallida
Common Name:


A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallidaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Calcareous grassland (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Acid grassland: unimproved (1)
Dry heath/acid grassland (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, upland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Sand-dune (1)
Scrub (1)
Wet heath/acid grassland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (31)
Soil Grassy (8)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (1)
October (35)
November (38)