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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae: Hygrocybe miniata (Fr.) P. Kumm., 1871

Hygrocybe miniata – Vermilion waxcap

Synonyms: Agaricus miniatus, Hygrocybe strangulata, Hygrophorus miniatus, Hygrophorus strangulatus, Pseudohygrocybe miniata.

Common name: vermilion waxcap.

Russian name: Gigrotsibe kinovarno-krasnaya.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Hygrocybe miniata, commonly known as the vermilion waxcap, is a small, bright red, or red-orange mushroom of the waxcap genus Hygrocybe. It is a cosmopolitan species, that is found worldwide. In Europe, it is found in fields, on sandy heaths, or grassy commons in the autumn (fall). It is found in rainforest and eucalypt forest as well as heathland in Australia.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B> or may be H. helobia) in Dibuny, north-west from Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-08-09.htm">August 9, 2016</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata or may be H. helobia) in Dibuny, north-west from Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 9, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Курортный район, посёлок Песочный
Bright red waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B> or may be H. helobia) in Dibuny, north-west from Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-08-09.htm">August 9, 2016</A>
LinkBright red waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata or may be H. helobia) in Dibuny, north-west from Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 9, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Курортный район, посёлок Песочный
Red waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B> or may be H. helobia) in Dibuny, north-west from Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-08-09.htm">August 9, 2016</A>
LinkRed waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata or may be H. helobia) in Dibuny, north-west from Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 9, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Курортный район, посёлок Песочный

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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