JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Snowy Waxcap - Cuphophyllus virgineus Cap: Flat with slight central depression; two-toned: white around margin and a pale yellowish center; faintly lined margin<br />
<br />
Gills: Decurrent; distant; frequent short gills<br />
<br />
Stem: Dry; whitish<br />
<br />
Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/75777/snowy_waxcap_-_cuphophyllus_virgineus.html" title="Snowy Waxcap - Cuphophyllus virgineus"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/75777_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1587600010&Signature=E0kKHXDMIxhqFDWKiMgcuTGK660%3D" width="200" height="164" alt="Snowy Waxcap - Cuphophyllus virgineus Snowy Waxcap - Cuphophyllus virgineus<br />
Cap: Flat with slight central depression; two-toned: white around margin and a pale yellowish center; faintly lined margin<br />
<br />
Gills: Decurrent; distant; frequent short gills<br />
<br />
Stem: Dry; whitish<br />
<br />
Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/75776/snowy_waxcap_-_cuphophyllus_virgineus.html Cuphophyllus virgineus,Fall,Geotagged,Snowy Waxcap,United States" /></a></figure> Cuphophyllus,Cuphophyllus virgineus,Fall,Geotagged,Snowy Waxcap,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Snowy Waxcap - Cuphophyllus virgineus

Cap: Flat with slight central depression; two-toned: white around margin and a pale yellowish center; faintly lined margin

Gills: Decurrent; distant; frequent short gills

Stem: Dry; whitish

Habitat: Deciduous forest

Snowy Waxcap - Cuphophyllus virgineus Snowy Waxcap - Cuphophyllus virgineus<br />
Cap: Flat with slight central depression; two-toned: white around margin and a pale yellowish center; faintly lined margin<br />
<br />
Gills: Decurrent; distant; frequent short gills<br />
<br />
Stem: Dry; whitish<br />
<br />
Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/75776/snowy_waxcap_-_cuphophyllus_virgineus.html Cuphophyllus virgineus,Fall,Geotagged,Snowy Waxcap,United States

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

''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 Christine Young
View Christine Young's profile

By Christine Young

All rights reserved
Uploaded Mar 8, 2019. Captured Oct 23, 2018 11:19 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm