Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe helobia (Arnolds) Bon
Synonyms: Hygrocybe miniatoalba
Hygrophorus helobius
Hygrophorus miniatoalbus
Common Name:


A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe helobiaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

Photographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Sphagnum (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland (1)
Flush and spring: basic (1)
Mire: upland raised bog, open Sphagnum carpets (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (4)
Soil Mossy (2)
Moss (1)
Soil (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (4)
September (4)
October (2)