Waxcap Grasslands (definition)

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Waxcap Grasslands Habitat Definition

To qualify as the priority habitat a grassland compartment needs to contain five or more species of Hygrocybe, or to contain one of the UKBAP species for waxcap grasslands listed below:

  • Hygrocybe calyptriformis
  • Hygrocybe spadicea
  • Microglossum olivaceum

Condition Assessment

There is currently no condition assessment for this habitat.