Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe quieta (Kühner) Singer
Synonyms: Hygrophorus quietus
Common Name: Oily Waxcap

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe quietaPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (12)
Corylus avellana (2)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (22)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (18)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (12)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (10)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (10)
Calcareous grassland (8)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (8)
Acid grassland (7)
Woodland (6)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (5)
Scrub (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Acid grassland: unimproved (3)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Grassland and marsh (3)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (2)
Grassland: acidic, upland (2)
Mire: blanket bog (2)
Nardus stricta-Galium saxatile grassland (2)
Small parks and city squares (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Coastland: grey dunes (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, upland (1)
Grassland: neutral, unimproved, lowland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Park lawns (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (90)
Soil Grassy (53)
Soil Mossy (8)
Fallen Branch (3)
Stump (1)
Tree (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (8)
September (21)
October (106)
November (76)