Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe citrinovirens (J.E. Lange) Jul. Schäff.
Synonyms: Camarophyllus citrinovirens
Hygrocybe brevispora
Hygrophorus brevispora
Hygrophorus brevisporus
Hygrophorus citrinovirens
Common Name: Citrine Waxcap

A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe citrinovirensPhotographer: © Ronnie Irvine
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: unimproved (3)
Acid grassland (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: calcareous, upland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (15)
Soil (4)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
August (4)
September (6)
October (10)
November (2)