Large specimens under Redwood behind the Engineering 2 Building
Found at the same location as Hygrocybe flavifolia (18688)
Shelly found one very tiny one in mixed needle duff towards the end of the day.
Hygrocybe punicea, sometimes called Crimson- or Scarlet Waxy Cap, is a colourful member of the genus Hygrocybe, the waxcaps, found across Northern Europe. Originally described as Hygrophorus puniceus, it is the largest member of the genus.