Observation 10119: Hygrocybe punicea (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2008-08-27

Collection location: Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

A cluster of these guys was found under a hemlock tree. They are hard to miss and stand out against the dryed leaves. Spore print is White.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:04:00 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Oak hill Fayette county West Virginia’ to ‘Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA

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85% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: found growing under hemlock very wax testure
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com David Aurora Mushrooms dymystifyed
Based on microscopic features: spores 8 microns elelptical smooth

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Created: 2008-08-27 21:47:28 PDT (-0700)
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