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(family Hygrophoraceae)

A genus of fungi in which the mushroom-like fruit bodies are small, brightly coloured (red, yellow, or green) or white, and have slimy or greasy caps and waxy gills; in some species the fruit body blackens with age. There are numerous species, found in grassland.

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