Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe colemanniana (A. Bloxam) P.D. Orton & Watling
Synonyms: Camarophyllus colemannianus
Cuphophyllus colemannianus
Hygrophorus colemannianus
Common Name: Toasted Waxcap

A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe colemannianaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (2)
Poaceae (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (3)
Scrub (3)
Acid grassland (2)
Calcareous grassland (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: calcareous, unimproved, upland (1)
Sand-dune (1)
Sesleria albicans-Galium sterneri grassland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (12)
Soil Grassy (7)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (1)
October (20)
November (5)