Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hygrophoraceae
Species: Hygrophorus hypothejus (Fr.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus hypothejus
Hygrophorus aureus
Hygrophorus hypothejus var. aureus
Hygrophorus hypothejus var. expallens
Hygrophorus hypothejus var. hypothejus
Common Name: Herald of Winter

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Hygrophorus hypothejusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (3)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (2)
November (5)