waxycap


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Related to waxycap: Hygrophorus, Hygrocybe
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Noun1.waxycap - any fungus of the family Hygrophoraceae having gills that are more or less waxy in appearance
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
family Hygrophoraceae, Hygrophoraceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales; the gills of these fungi have a clean waxy appearance
conic waxycap, Hygrocybe acutoconica - a fungus having an acutely conic cap and dry stalks
Hygrophorus borealis - a fungus with a white convex cap and arcuate white gills and a stalk that tapers toward the base
Hygrophorus caeruleus - a fungus with a broadly convex cap that is cream color with a tint of blue over the margin; waxy gills are bluish green to blue-grey; a short stalk tapers abruptly at the base
Hygrophorus inocybiformis - a fungus with a drab squamulose cap and grey-brown squamules over the white background of the stalk and waxy grey-white gills
Hygrophorus kauffmanii - a fungus with a slightly viscid cap; cap and gills are reddish brown and the stalk is grey
Hygrophorus marzuolus - a grey fungus frequently found near melting snow banks
Hygrophorus purpurascens - a fungus with a viscid purplish red cap and stalk; found under spruce and other conifers
Hygrophorus russula - an edible fungus with a reddish cap and close pale gills and dry stalk; found under hardwoods
Hygrophorus sordidus - an edible fungus with a large white cap and a dry stalk and white gills
Hygrophorus tennesseensis - a fungus having a brownish sticky cap with a white margin and white gills and an odor of raw potatoes
Hygrophorus turundus - a small fungus with orange cap and yellow gills found in sphagnum bogs
Hygrotrama foetens - a small grey-brown fungus with an unpleasant odor of mothballs
Neohygrophorus angelesianus - a fungus with a small brown convex cap with a depressed disc; waxy wine-colored gills and a brown stalk; fruits in or near melting snow banks in the western mountains of North America