Observation 113582: Hygrocybe virginea (Wulfen) P.D. Orton & Watling
When: 2012-10-16
Collection location: Anthisnes, Belgium [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: NaOH on cap: slightly yellowish/greenish

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Recognized by sight: It looks like Hygrocybe virginea. Can you give some more detail: odor, habitat, cap size ?

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Looks like it
By: deuteragenie
2012-10-17 16:52:43 CDT (-0400)

Looks like this specimen is H. virginea indeed (had a waxy cap), although the correct name seems to be Cuphophyllus virg.

odor, habitat, cap size
By: deuteragenie
2012-10-17 06:00:57 CDT (-0400)

Odor: not distinctive
Habit: on managed grass, close to pine (60 cm)
Cap size : 1.2 cm

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