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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae: Hygrocybe miniata (Fr.) P.Kumm.

Hygrocybe miniata – vermilion waxcap

Synonyms: Agaricus miniatus, Hygrocybe strangulata, Hygrophorus miniatus, Hygrophorus strangulatus, Pseudohygrocybe miniata.

Common names: vermilion waxcap, Fading Scarlet Waxcap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Hygrocybe miniata, commonly known as the vermilion waxcap, is a small, bright red or red-orange mushroom of the waxcap genus Hygrocybe. It is a cosmopolitan species, that is found worldwide. In Europe, it is found in fields, on sandy heaths, or grassy commons in the autumn (fall). It is found in rainforest and eucalypt forest as well as heathland in Australia.

Chinese: 小紅濕傘, Finnish: Mönjävahakas, Hungarian: Apró nedűgomba, Japanese: アカヌマベニタケ, Polish: Wilgotnica purpurowa, Romanian: Ciupercă roșie pitică, Swedish: Mönjevaxskivling, Ukrainian: Гігроцибе матово-червона, Welsh: Cap cwyr fermiliwn.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>, Hygrophorus minuatus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-10.htm">November 10, 2013</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata, Hygrophorus minuatus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, November 10, 2013
Location on maps1618 FM 420, Kountze, TX 77625, USA
Bright red bodies of Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>, Hygrophorus minuatus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-10.htm">November 10, 2013</A>
LinkBright red bodies of Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata, Hygrophorus minuatus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, November 10, 2013
Location on maps1618 FM 420, Kountze, TX 77625, USA
Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-06.htm">October 6, 2018</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, October 6, 2018
Small vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-06.htm">October 6, 2018</A>
LinkSmall vermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, October 6, 2018
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) near Iron Bridge Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-26.htm">October 26, 2018</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) near Iron Bridge Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 26, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) on white background in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-26.htm">October 26, 2018</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) on white background in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 26, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-26.htm">October 26, 2018</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 26, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-01.htm">December 1, 2018</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 1, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Tiny Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) on a property at 5369 Farm to Market Road 770 near Kountze. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-08.htm">June 8, 2019</A>
LinkTiny Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) on a property at 5369 Farm to Market Road 770 near Kountze. Texas, June 8, 2019
Location on maps5303 Farm to Market Rd 770, Kountze, TX 77625, USA
Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) on a property at 5369 Farm to Market Road 770 near Kountze. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-08.htm">June 8, 2019</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) on a property at 5369 Farm to Market Road 770 near Kountze. Texas, June 8, 2019
Location on maps5303 Farm to Market Rd 770, Kountze, TX 77625, USA
Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-30.htm">June 30, 2019</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 30, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Vermilion waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe miniata</B>) near a pet cemetery on a property at 5369 Farm to Market Road 770 near Kountze. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-09.htm">November 9, 2019</A>
LinkVermilion waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe miniata) near a pet cemetery on a property at 5369 Farm to Market Road 770 near Kountze. Texas, November 9, 2019
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Kountze, TX 77625, USA

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