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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae: Cuphophyllus virgineus (Wulfen) Kovalenko, 1989

Cuphophyllus virgineus – snowy waxcap

Synonyms: Agaricus gleditschii, Agaricus niveus, Agaricus subradiatus, Agaricus virgineus, Camarophyllus fuscescens, Camarophyllus niveus, Camarophyllus ochraceopallidus, Camarophyllus subradiatus, Camarophyllus virgineus, Cuphophyllus fuscescens, Cuphophyllus niveus, Cuphophyllus ochraceopallidus, Cuphophyllus subradiatus, Hydrocybe nivea, Hygrocybe fuscescens, Hygrocybe nivea, Hygrocybe ochraceopallida, Hygrocybe subradiata, Hygrocybe virginea, Hygrophorus fuscescens, Hygrophorus niveus, Hygrophorus roseipes, Hygrophorus subradiatus, Hygrophorus virgineus, Omphalia virginea.

Common name: snowy waxcap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Cuphophyllus virgineus is a species of agaric (gilled mushroom) 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 (fruit bodies) in the autumn.

Arabic: رطبان فيرجيني, Bulgarian: Снежнобяла ливадна гъба, Faroese: Moyggjar-vakshattur, Finnish: Neidonvahakas, German: Jungfern-Ellerling, Hungarian: Fehér nyirokgomba, Polish: Kopułek śnieżny, Swedish: Vitvaxing, Welsh: Cap cwyr claerwyn.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Small light brown mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-01.htm">December 1, 2018</A>
LinkSmall light brown mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 1, 2018
Location on maps15451 Fm 1725 Rd, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Side view of small light brown mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-01.htm">December 1, 2018</A>
LinkSide view of small light brown mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 1, 2018
Location on maps15451 Fm 1725 Rd, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Small light brown mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) on black background on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-01.htm">December 1, 2018</A>
LinkSmall light brown mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) on black background on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 1, 2018
Location on maps15451 Fm 1725 Rd, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Small waxcap mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) among pine needles on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-24.htm">December 24, 2020</A>
LinkSmall waxcap mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) among pine needles on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 24, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Underside of small waxcap mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) among pine needles on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-24.htm">December 24, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside of small waxcap mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) among pine needles on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 24, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Small waxcap mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) on black background on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-24.htm">December 24, 2020</A>
LinkSmall waxcap mushrooms Hygrocybe virginea var. ochraceopallida ( Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) on black background on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 24, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-16.htm">January 16, 2021</A>
LinkSnowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, January 16, 2021
Location on mapsPine Tree Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA
Underside of snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-16.htm">January 16, 2021</A>
LinkUnderside of snowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, January 16, 2021
Location on mapsPine Tree Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA
Snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-21.htm">January 21, 2021</A>
LinkSnowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 21, 2021
Location on maps14802 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Group of snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-21.htm">January 21, 2021</A>
LinkGroup of snowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 21, 2021
Location on maps14802 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>) near a sandy path in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-21.htm">January 21, 2021</A>
LinkSnowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus) near a sandy path in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 21, 2021
Location on maps14802 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Side view of snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-21.htm">January 21, 2021</A>
LinkSide view of snowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 21, 2021
Location on maps14802 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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