Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe flavipes (Britzelm.) Bon
Synonyms: Camarophyllus flavipes
Cuphophyllus flavipes
Hygrophorus flavipes
Common Name: Yellow Foot Waxcap

A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe flavipesPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland (7)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (3)
Grassland: acidic, upland (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Acid grassland: unimproved (1)
Park lawns (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (19)
Soil (5)
Soil Mossy (1)
Twig (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (6)
September (1)
October (12)
November (12)
December (1)