Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe reidii Kühner
Synonyms: Hygrophorus reidii
Common Name: Honey Waxcap


Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe reidiiPhotographer: © Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (2)
Poaceae (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (39)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (22)
Acid grassland (9)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (7)
Acid grassland: unimproved (6)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (5)
Grassland: acidic, upland (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (4)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (3)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (3)
Mire: blanket bog (3)
Calcareous grassland (2)
Grassland and marsh (2)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (2)
Maritime cliff and slope: coastal grassland (2)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Nardus stricta-Galium saxatile grassland (2)
Park lawns (2)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Bog (1)
Grassland: calcareous, lowland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Scrub (1)
Sesleria albicans-Galium sterneri grassland (1)
Small parks and city squares (1)
Wet heath/acid grassland (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (77)
Soil Grassy (54)
Soil Mossy (7)
Moss (1)
Sand (1)
Soil Peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (7)
September (13)
October (105)
November (84)
December (1)