Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrocybe russocoriacea (Berk. & T.K. Mill.) P.D. Orton & Watling
Synonyms: Camarophyllus russocoriaceus
Hygrophorus russocoriaceus
Common Name: Cedarwood Waxcap


A grassland indicator species
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Hygrocybe russocoriaceaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (3)
Poaceae (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland (16)
Calcareous grassland (15)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (12)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (9)
Grassland and marsh (9)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (7)
Coastland: grey dunes (4)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (3)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Neutral grassland (2)
Sand-dune (2)
Scrub (2)
Sesleria albicans-Galium sterneri grassland (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Calcareous grassland: semi-improved (1)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Grassland: neutral, semi-improved, lowland (1)
Heathland: wet dwarf shrub heath, upland (1)
Maritime cliff and slope (1)
Maritime cliff and slope: coastal grassland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Nardus stricta-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Sand-dune: dune scrub (1)
Wet heath/acid grassland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (67)
Soil Grassy (67)
Soil Mossy (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
September (2)
October (96)
November (120)
December (7)