Scarlet Waxcap - Hygrocybe coccinea
Cap 2 to 4 cm. A small, red fungus with a domed cap, orangey-red gills and orange stalk (stipe).
On soil in short or mown grass.
Late summer and autumn
Occasional but widespread in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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