Observation 116739: Hygrocybe (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2009-10-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: HABITAT moist hardwood forest; NOTES alone, in leaf litter, red, dry.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Adding this name based a talk by Jean Lodge and here comments associated with this observation. This is likely to get recognized as a new species, but for now this is the closest named relative.

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Will pay attention to odor
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2013-01-14 06:30:40 CST (-0500)

I have no notes of odor on this one. Thanks!

Hygrocybe affinis readii
By: D Jean Lodge (djlodge)
2013-01-13 13:00:45 CST (-0500)

The photo matches a species of Hygrocybe we have sequenced in the Smoky Mountains that is probably an un-named species that is related to Hygrocybe readii. It is always short, sometimes caespitose, has dusky tones in the red pileus and often has a strong smell of rotting garbage or garbage mixed with honey.

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