Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe lacmus (Schumach.) P.D. Orton & Watling
Synonyms: Agaricus lacmus
Camarophyllus lacmus
Camarophyllus subviolaceus
Cuphophyllus lacmus
Hygrocybe lacma
Hygrocybe subviolacea
Hygrophorus lacmus
Hygrophorus subradiatus var. lacmus
Hygrophorus subviolaceus
Common Name: Grey Waxcap

NI Biodiversity Action Plan: Northern Ireland Priority Species
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Hygrocybe lacmusPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Calluna vulgaris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland (1)
Dry heath/acid grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, upland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (2)
November (3)
December (1)