Hygrocybe miniata (Gewoon vuurzwammetje (BE) / vermilion waxcap (EN) / Mennigroter Saftling (De) / hygrophore vermillon (FR) ) is a small, bright red, or red-orange mushroom of the waxcap genus Hygrocybe in the Hygrophoraceae family. The specific name "miniata" comes from "miniat", which means "painted with red lead". The species is cosmopolitan.
Image: Visé (BE) - 11/09/2010
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