Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe cantharellus (Schwein.) Murrill
Synonyms: Agaricus cantharellus
Hygrocybe lepida
Hygrophorus cantharellus
Hygrophorus turundus var. lepidus
Common Name: Goblet Waxcap

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe cantharellus

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Sphagnum papillosum (5)
Sphagnum (2)
Aulacomnium palustre (2)
Sphagnum capillifolium (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (7)
Bog (7)
Acid grassland (4)
Acid grassland: unimproved (3)
Mire: blanket bog (3)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (2)
Grassland and marsh (2)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Fen (1)
Fen carr (woodland or scrub over fen) (1)
Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris-Thymus praecox grassland (1)
Flush and spring: basic (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Heathland (1)
Heathland: wet dwarf shrub heath, upland (1)
Mire: blanket bog, open Sphagnum carpets (1)
Mire: upland raised bog, open Sphagnum carpets (1)
Molinia caerulea-Cirsium dissectum fen-meadow (1)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (18)
Soil Grassy (15)
Soil Mossy (11)
Mossy Peat (3)
Soil Peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (2)
August (11)
September (19)
October (24)
November (4)