Blackening Waxcaps?

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Deborah
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Blackening Waxcaps?

Post by Deborah » Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:49 pm

Hello.
These were found in short ‘grassland’ in front of abandonned farmyard - imagine that there is at least two century's worth of detritus and rubble under poor thin grass.
The three were together in various states of freshness. Hope there’s enough info from the sole photo?
Am I correct in thinking Hygrocybe conica - Blackening Waxcap?

Thanks as usual for any comments :D
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Chris Yeates
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Re: Blackening Waxcaps?

Post by Chris Yeates » Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:56 pm

No question - I've seen this species on thin grassland colonising a former industrial site.
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Re: Blackening Waxcaps?

Post by Deborah » Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:03 pm

Thanks Chris!

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