Snowy Waxcaps?

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Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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Lee Dingain
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Snowy Waxcaps?

Post by Lee Dingain » Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:52 pm

Pretty sure these two slightly going over specimens are Snowy Waxcaps?

Found on grassland in Surrey. Dry whitish cap (slightly ivory colour in centre) about 2cm wide, gills distant and decurrent (annoyingly the cap came away from the stem but you can see the gills are decurrent in the photos still), ivory coloured stem tapering towards the base, white spore print.
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roy betts
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Re: Snowy Waxcaps?

Post by roy betts » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:17 am

Not a Waxcap I think. It looks like the same species that you posted under "Possible Pink Domecap". I reckon it's probably a Clitocybe.

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Re: Snowy Waxcaps?

Post by Lee Dingain » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:59 pm

Hi Roy, Thanks, I can see the similarities now, especially the stem colour and shape.

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