Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe aurantiosplendens R. Haller Aar.
Synonyms: Hygrophorus aurantiosplendens
Common Name: Orange Waxcap

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe aurantiosplendensPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Photographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Calcareous grassland (5)
Grassland and marsh (4)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Acid grassland: unimproved (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Park lawns (1)
Scrub (1)
Wet heath/acid grassland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (16)
Soil Grassy (12)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (4)
September (5)
October (27)
November (8)