Tag: rbgefungi

Hygrophorus hypothejus- the Herald Of Winter

The appearance of Hygrophorus hypothejus– commonly known as The Herald of Winter- traditionally signals the beginning of winter and the end of the mushroom season. Hygrophorus mushrooms- commonly…

Leucoagaricus croceovelutinus- a new fungi record for the Botanics

Leucoagaricus croceovelutinus, also known as the Blushing Dapperling, is rare saprobic fungus found on decaying leaf litter, often with conifers . This particular collection was made under mature…

New Fungus at the Botanics

This webcap mushroom- believed to be┬áCortinarius ochroleucus– has recently been found growing at the Botanics. The fungus, which is a new record for Edinburgh (Vice County 83), was…