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Hygrophorus discoxanthus (Fr.) Rea, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 3(1): 45 (1908) [1907]

Hygrophorus cossus sensu auct. brit.
Hygrophorus discoideus sensu auct. brit.
Agaricus discoxanthus Fr., Observ. mycol. (Leipzig) 1: 15 (1815)
Hygrophorus chrysaspis Métrod, Revue Mycol. Paris 3(4-5): 153 (1938)

Habitat: On soil, amongst leaf litter in deciduous woodland. Usually associated with Fagus and rarely with Betula and Quercus spp.

Notes: Common in southern and western England, less so elsewhere, but widespread.

Distribution: E: c, S: !, W: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 64203; Wales: K(M) 140078

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Boletes and agarics (1st part) 3: 361 pp. (1991), p. 122, pl. 110
I:, in Bon, M., The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and North-western Europe: 352 pp. (1987), p. 115
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 168
D:, Flora Agaricina Neerlandica 2: Critical Monographs of Families of Agarics and Boleti occuring in the Netherlands Pleurotaceae, Pluteaceae, and Tricholomataceae 1, (Ed.: C.Bas, Th.W. Kuyper, M.E. Noordeloos & E.C. Vellinga) 2: 137 pp. (1990), p. 119-120
D:, in Candusso, M., Fungi Europaei 6: Hygrophorus s.l. 6: 784 pp. (1997), p. 138-142

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