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mushroom foraging guide Snowy Waxcap

Names

Common: Snowy Waxcap

Latin: Hygrocybe virginea

Edibility

Edibility: edible good.

Preserving: can be dried.

Season

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Description

Cap: size 1.5-3cm; colour white; shape bell.

Gills: colour white; decurrent; spacing distant; thick and waxy.

Stem: length 2-5cm; width 0.3-0.5cm; colour white.

Spores: white.

Flesh: colour white.

Habitat: found in pastures growing in small groups or rings

Frequency: very common.