Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe vitellina (Fr.) P. Karst.
Synonyms: Hygrocybe luteolaeta
Hygrophorus vitellinus
Common Name:

A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe vitellinaPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poaceae (2)
Calluna vulgaris (1)
Eurhynchium striatum (1)
Sphagnum papillosum (1)
Betula (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Bryopsida (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Mire: blanket bog (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Bog (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Montane heath/dwarf forb (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Ornamental garden areas (1)
Wet heath/acid grassland (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (5)
Moss (3)
Soil Mossy (3)
Grass (1)
Leaf Litter (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
August (1)
October (15)
November (3)
December (1)