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

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 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
<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or some similar mushrooms on floodplain near the creek, under group of cedar elm , cane, sow palmetto and trifoliate orange on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkCuphophyllus virgineus or some similar mushrooms on floodplain near the creek, under group of cedar elm , cane, sow palmetto and trifoliate orange on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Dysmorphic (with developmental abberation, or rosecomb) <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or some similar mushrooms on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkDysmorphic (with developmental abberation, or rosecomb) Cuphophyllus virgineus or some similar mushrooms on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Malformed (rosecomb) <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or some similar mushrooms on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkMalformed (rosecomb) Cuphophyllus virgineus or some similar mushrooms on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Close-up of abnormal rosecomb gills of <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or some similar mushrooms on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkClose-up of abnormal rosecomb gills of Cuphophyllus virgineus or some similar mushrooms on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Side view of <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or some similar mushrooms on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkSide view of Cuphophyllus virgineus or some similar mushrooms on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or similar under trifoliate orange on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkMushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus or similar under trifoliate orange on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Cross section of mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or similar under trifoliate orange on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkCross section of mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus or similar under trifoliate orange on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or similar with rosecomb outgrowth on their caps on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkMushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus or similar with rosecomb outgrowth on their caps on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Cross section of mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or similar with rosecomb outgrowth on their caps on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkCross section of mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus or similar with rosecomb outgrowth on their caps on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Underside of mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or similar on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkUnderside of mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus or similar on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Cross section of rosecomb of mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or similar on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkCross section of rosecomb of mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus or similar on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Close-up of rosecomb tissue of mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> or similar on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-30.htm">October 30, 2021</A>
LinkClose-up of rosecomb tissue of mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus or similar on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, October 30, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) in wet area under elms on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-11-20.htm">November 20, 2021</A>
LinkSnowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) in wet area under elms on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, November 20, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Side view of snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) in wet area under elms on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-11-20.htm">November 20, 2021</A>
LinkSide view of snowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) in wet area under elms on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, November 20, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Gills of snowy waxcap mushrooms (<B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B>)(?) in wet area under elms on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-11-20.htm">November 20, 2021</A>
LinkGills of snowy waxcap mushrooms (Cuphophyllus virgineus)(?) in wet area under elms on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, November 20, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery County, Texas, 77873, United States
Waxcap mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> on a side of a sandy path with bog iron covered by dry leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-12-22.htm">December 22, 2021</A>
LinkWaxcap mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus on a side of a sandy path with bog iron covered by dry leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 22, 2021
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
Underside of a waxcap mushroom <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-12-22.htm">December 22, 2021</A>
LinkUnderside of a waxcap mushroom Cuphophyllus virgineus in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 22, 2021
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
Gills of a waxcap mushroom <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-12-22.htm">December 22, 2021</A>
LinkGills of a waxcap mushroom Cuphophyllus virgineus in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 22, 2021
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
Side view of waxcap mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-12-22.htm">December 22, 2021</A>
LinkSide view of waxcap mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 22, 2021
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
Waxcap mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> under elms and oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-12-22.htm">December 22, 2021</A>
LinkWaxcap mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus under elms and oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 22, 2021
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
Cluster of waxcap mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> under elms and oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-12-22.htm">December 22, 2021</A>
LinkCluster of waxcap mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus under elms and oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 22, 2021
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
Spore print of a waxcap mushroom <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> from Lick Creek Park collected a day before. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-12-23.htm">December 23, 2021</A>
LinkSpore print of a waxcap mushroom Cuphophyllus virgineus from Lick Creek Park collected a day before. Texas, December 23, 2021
Spores of mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> in iodine solution found in Lick Creek Park 12/12/2021. College Station, Texas, February 16, 2022
LinkSpores of mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus in iodine solution found in Lick Creek Park 12/12/2021. College Station, Texas, February 16, 2022
Spores of mushrooms <B>Cuphophyllus virgineus</B> found in Lick Creek Park 12/12/2021. College Station, Texas, February 16, 2022
LinkSpores of mushrooms Cuphophyllus virgineus found in Lick Creek Park 12/12/2021. College Station, Texas, February 16, 2022

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