Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Hygrocybe psittacina var. psittacina (Schaeff.) Fr.
Synonyms:
Common Name: Parrot Waxcap
Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
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Hygrocybe psittacina var. psittacinaPhotographer:  Matthew Porter
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Larix (1)
Poa (1)
Quercus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland (99)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (47)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (36)
Small parks and city squares (17)
Acid grassland: unimproved (14)
Calcareous grassland (13)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (12)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (11)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (10)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (8)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (7)
Calcareous grassland: semi-improved (6)
Coastland: grey dunes (6)
Grassland: acidic, upland (6)
Park lawns (6)
Grassland and marsh (5)
Woodland (5)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Sand-dune: open dune (4)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Bog (3)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (3)
Ornamental gardens (3)
Built-up areas (2)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (2)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (2)
Grassland: calcareous, unimproved, upland (2)
Grassland: neutral, unimproved, lowland (2)
Maritime cliff and slope: coastal grassland (2)
Nardus stricta-Galium saxatile grassland (2)
Sand-dune (2)
Sand-dune: dune heath (2)
Scrub (2)
Wet heath/acid grassland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: amenity grassland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, lowland (1)
Holcus lanatus-Juncus effusus rush-pasture (1)
Machair (1)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (1)
Mire: blanket bog (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Road networks (1)
Sand-dune: dune slack (1)
Scrub: scattered (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Branch (1)
Dead Attached Leaf (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Sand (1)
Soil (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Soil sandy (1)
Twig (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (6)
May (1)
August (17)
September (40)
October (265)
November (259)
December (19)