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Snowy Waxcap (Cuphophyllus virgineus) Growing gregariously at a forested edge of an overgrown backyard habitat.<br />
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    comments (2)

  1. These were everywhere a few weeks ago <3
    Posted 7 months ago
    1. They are everywhere right now! Very gregarious! Posted 6 months ago

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''Cuphophyllus virgineus'' is a species of agaric in the family Hygrophoraceae. Its recommended English common name is snowy waxcap in the UK. The species has a largely north temperate distribution, occurring in grassland in Europe and in woodland in North America and northern Asia, but is also known from Australia. It typically produces basidiocarps in the autumn.

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Nov 14, 2018. Captured Nov 13, 2018 15:54 in 110 Earl St, Plainville, GA 30733, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm